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Apple, SAP Enter Partnership For Mobile Work Experience

Apple and SAP have entered a partnership to revolutionise the mobile work experience for enterprise customers of iPhone and iPad with the capabilities of the SAP HANA platform. The partnership will also deliver a new iOS software development kit (SDK). 

Read More06 May 16
Levyx Gets USD5.4m For Data Processing Engine

Levyx, a US-based data processing engine provider, has raised USD5.4m from OCA Ventures, with participation from Amino Capital (aka zPark Capital), Sumavision USA Corporation, as well as individual executives from companies like EMC Corp and SAP SE. The...

Read More28 Apr 16
SAP SE Takes Over Roambi

SAP SE has taken over analytic solutions provider Roambi from MeLLmo. With the acquisition, SAP intends to bring mobile access to the analytics sector. The financial terms of the deal remained undisclosed. 

Read More17 Feb 16
Mindtouch Nets USD12m For Customer Management Saas

The customer experience-centric SaaS provider, MindTouch has obtained USD12m in Series A funding from PeakSpan Capital, SK Ventures and SAP SE. MindTouch will use the new funds to increase its product capabilities and integrations with companies such as...

Read More15 Jan 16
What Sapphire Ventures' Connections To SAP Mean For Its Portfolio Companies

Corporate VC firms are proving more active than ever this year, with Google Venture’s highlighting an increasing openness towards earlier-stage investments that are less certain of return. Following Google’s acquisition of Google Ventures portfolio...

Read More26 Nov 14
Cloud, Enterprise & Analytics - Why Everyone Wants To Get Cosy With IBM

IBM is entrenched in the enterprise tech world, but the 103-year-old firm is still evolving and breaking into new areas. Big Blue, as the company is affectionately referred to, is this month’s black, as a string of new partnerships highlight its...

Read More03 Nov 14
5 Most-Significant M&A Deals In Q3

Some USD50.7bn changed hands across 57 disclosed M&A deals in Q3 2014. Including deals where the value remains unknown, there were 177 M&A deals in the quarter. From Samsung entering the smart home world to Amazon upping its gaming potential with...

Read More31 Oct 14
Mirantis Raises USD100m For OpenStack Support

Mirantis has raised a USD100m Series B funding round. Mirantis is a pure play OpenStack company, it delivers all the software services, training and support needed for OpenStack. The funding came from Insight Venture Partners, August Capital, Intel...

Read More21 Oct 14
Alteryx Lands USD60m To Boost Data Analytics App Building Platform

Alteryx, a company that provides a way to build analytical apps from a variety of data sources via a workflow interface, has just raised USD60m in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing...

Read More06 Oct 14
SAP Acquires Travel Management Solutions Concur For USD8.3bn

Software company SAP has acquired Concur, a company that delivers cloud-based expense and travel management solutions. The deal is valued at USD8.3bn. Founded in 1993, Concur, posted a loss of USD24.4m on revenue of USD546m in the fiscal year ended Sept....

Read More19 Sep 14