Brightwork Notice: No New Published SAP or Oracle Research as of August 2020

Executive Summary Due to a lack of financial support, Brightwork is changing its publishing approach. We explain the changes that will happen as of August 2020. Introduction We are changing our publishing approach. This is due to the revenue issues we have been experiencing, which is due to the following: See our references for this…

Why SAP and Oracle Have Such Problem Building their Clouds

Executive Summary Oracle and SAP have built virtually nothing in their cloud services. We cover why Oracle and SAP appear incapable of creating competitive clouds. Introduction While currently, both vendors cannot talk enough about the cloud, both vendors fought against the cloud for many years (and we have the evidence in this book). These vendors…

How to Understand SAP’s Fictional Cloud Revenues

Executive Summary SAP presents fictitious cloud revenues that are blindly accepted by Wall Steet. Wall Street shows close to zero interest in understanding SAP’s cloud revenues. Introduction SAP released the following explanation for a recent layoff. See our references for this article and related articles at this link. “Yet key indicators showed signs of weakness…

How SAP Plans to Markup Cloud Service Providers to High Profitability

Executive Summary AWS created a presentation to show the relationship with SAP. How much of the information provided around the co-interests of SAP and AWS are true? Introduction One of the most interesting developments in the public cloud is how the public cloud service providers like AWS or GCP or Azure will work with the…

How HANA is Being Used by SAP to Block Out DB Other Vendors

Executive Summary HANA is stated to benefit customers, but while the benefits are small, it is designed to block out other vendors. We analyze how SAP does this. Introduction SAP has put tremendous marketing muscle behind HANA. What is nearly uncovered in the IT media is how SAP has used HANA to block out other…

What is Motley Fool’s Accuracy on SAP Overtaking Oracle in Cloud?

Executive Summary Motley Fool’s published an article on how SAP would overtake SAP in the cloud. Motley Fool’s analysis of Larry Ellison, internal growth, and HANA being related to the cloud are entirely illogical. Introduction On Mar 1, 2015, the article Oracle Corporation Falls Victim to Hubris as SAP Overtakes Its Cloud Business was published….

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Intimidating SAP Trainers With Fake Threats to Fair Use Law

Executive Summary After the BusinessObjects acquisition, SAP used an inaccurate proposal around fair use to intimidate BusinessObjects trainers. We cover the ridiculousness of SAP’s proposal. Introduction This article describes that SAP has been using legal letters which misrepresent what is called fair use laws to intimidate people into paying them to show SAP Business Objects screenshots. Our…