Sybase Discusses SAP Merger

By Channel Insider Staff  |  Posted 2010-08-24

SAP's agreement to buy Sybase for $5.8 billion should help the software company stay competitive with Oracle through new revenue streams and a larger technology portfolio. Analysts agree that the acquisition also gives SAP the ability to capitalize on former strategic partner Sybase's mobile technology at a time when businesses seem to be gravitating strongly toward smartphones and tablets. So, how will this affect Sybase and its customers? Ziff Davis Enterprise, VP and Editorial Director sits down with Dr. Raj Nathan, Executive VP and CMO, to discuss what this merger means for them.