SAP's Worst Enemies

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    Ericka Chickowski

    | Posted 2011-03-25
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No company grows up to be a behemoth in such an expansive market as enterprise resource planning without making a few enemies along the way. And Germany-based SAP is no exception. This giant in the enterprise software market has gone head-to-head with some of the biggest companies out there. And changing market conditions have meant new challenges for the stalwart ERP vendor. Here are some of SAP's biggest in the IT arena.

Oracle

With so many Oracle acquisitions in recent years putting pressure on SAP's major markets already, Ellison's gang has been a constant thorn in SAP's side. The biggest sting, though, was a $1.3 billion jury award granted Oracle from SAP last year for intellectual property theft.
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