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November 25, 2008

SAP Demonstrates Middleware Flexibility

Danny Bradbury

Unlike companies such as Sun, Microsoft and IBM, SAP came from a relatively narrow business category before it got into middleware. It based its business on applications, and not much else. There was no infrastructural component to the firm’s portfolio, other than software that directly supported its application base. A few years ago, it bolstered that infrastructural element to turn itself into a more open company, but is still perceived as an applications firm with a middleware component.

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