Dealing with Surprise SAP License Charges: Indirect Access

Executive Summary SAP has specific motivations for enforcing the fallacious concept of indirect access. SAP intends to use indirect access as a toll booth for customers that are locked into SAP. Introduction to Indirect Access License Charges This article will focus on an issue that is very much under the radar, which is license audits….

ASUG’s Biased and Inaccurate Coverage of SAP Indirect Access

Executive Summary ASUG provides consistently false information about indirect access. We cover why it is so problematic for so much false information to come from an entity pretending to be a user group. Introduction For some time, I have questioned ASUG’s independence from SAP. And this questioning was reinforced through checking with several others who…

The Problem with SAP User Groups on S/4HANA for AnyDB

Executive Summary SAP took advantage of customers by restricting S/4HANA to HANA. How can SAP be pressured to open up S/4HANA to other databases? Introduction This is a perfect time for SAP user groups to pressure SAP to open S/4HANA to other databases. However, who can do this? Our References for This Article If you…

Warning of a Potential Extension of SAP Indirect Access to Basis

Executive Summary This is a warning of the potential extension of SAP indirect access to basis. Introduction Indirect access was first applied to SAP applications and then was extended to HANA. SAP has been very effective in using indirect access to coerce software sales out of customers. Therefore it is a natural question as to…

How SAP’s Partnership Agreement Blocks Vendors from Fighting Indirect Access

Executive Summary Understanding the SAP partnership system is necessary to how SAP controls both partners and their customers. This story of the partnership is hidden from view in media. Introduction to How SAP Controls its Partner Network At Brightwork, we have written quite a few articles on SAP implementation of Type 2 indirect access. In…

The Problem with Corevist’s Presentation of SAP and Indirect Access

Executive Summary Corevist pointed out issues with SAP indirect access. However, as context Corevist creates a mythological idea of a glorious SAP ecosystem. In this parallel universe, SAP is new to monopolist behavior, is new to stifling competition, new to anti-trust law violations. What Corevist does not mention is that Corevist is restricted due to…

The Danger in Underestimating SAP Indirect Access

Executive Summary SAP would like its customers to underestimate the liability of indirect access. This article covers why doing this is a problem. Introduction Indirect access tends only to be known companies that have not been subject to an indirect access claim when primary indirect access (IA) public event occurs, such as a court case…

How to Best Understand JNC Consulting on Indirect Access License Fees

 Executive Summary JNC consulting wrote an article on indirect access license fees. We cover the accuracy of this article. Introduction JNC Consulting has written some of the most popular articles on SAP indirect access. In this article, we will evaluate their top article on this topic. Our References for This Article If you want to…