Competition in the IT market : Google changes to accounting Software from SAP

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Competition in the IT market
Google changes to accounting Software from SAP

Google changes the accounting software. SAP can prevail against competitors Oracle. Photo: Jeff Chiu/AP/dpa

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Prestige success for SAP, The German company wins the major customers of Google. This had been placed on the financial systems of the arch-rival Oracle.

SAP has won Google as a major new customers for its accounting Software. For the German group, it is also a Prestige success in competition with arch-rival Oracle, which the Internet giant moves to the Germans.

A Google spokesman confirmed the plans to the US broadcaster CNBC. According to an internal E-Mail of exchange for the month of may is recognized. The conversion had required months of intensive preparation, it said, citing a well-informed Person.

Google and Oracle are competitors in the Cloud business and the competition was often rough. So Oracle has refused over the years to certify its databases, Software for Google’s Cloud services. The consequence was, that the Oracle could be a customer, not sure if you were able to use Google’s Cloud, without violating the license conditions.

The Google spokesman said at CNBC, the Internet group to offer a technical solution for it. “But this is completely regardless of our decision, as a business customer to change our financial systems from Oracle to SAP.”

For over a decade, the company argued before the court on more than 11,000 lines of Software Code from the interfaces of the Java programming language, used by Google for your Smartphone System Android. The Supreme court of the United States ruled, in the last instance, that Google had committed no breach of copyright.

Oracle founder Larry Ellison announced and that the US group SAP will snatch away customers. For the German rivals, it is also a boost for its database technology to HANA. From SAP and Oracle, there was no comment.


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