April 8, 2006


Dan Farber’s blog from SAP’s developer conference isn’t, frankly, his best piece of work, since the quotes are sometimes so garbled as to be a bit unreadable. Still, it helps flesh out what we already knew about SAP’s strategy.

Basically, they claim to be reengineering their whole product line for the new services-based architcture I keep writing about. And they insist this truly is a new platform architecture. In that regard, I buy into and agree with their pitch.

They further insist that the mid-market will be a big part of their business going forward, but SaasS will not. I don’t buy into that as fully.

I’ll spell out why in another post, but not until Monday at the earliest. Watch the comments section on this one for trackbacks.


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