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SAP Warming to Private Cloud

With so much buzz surrounding a term so vague as "cloud computing," it's only natural that IT executives would debate the merits of the technology and the extent to which it should hasten the overhaul of established computing models.

That anxiety is evident within SAP, an enterprise-software heavyweight that has been maligned for dragging its feet on the cloud. But a senior executive at the company, presenting in a panel discussion in Silicon Valley, said that SAP is warming to the cloud, but that it's going to pick its spots.

Datamation has the details on what SAP's Kaj Van de Loo had to say, and reports the comments of his fellow panelists.


PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Do private clouds have a role in the enterprise? Or should IT departments and CIOs place their bets on innovative services from public cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft?

To enterprise software giant SAP (NYSE: SAP), the answer to both questions is yes.

Read the full story at Datamation:
SAP: Private Clouds Have a Role in the Enterprise