SAP Denies Microsoft Acquisition Rumors

CEO Henning Kagermann quashes rumors that SAP is in acquisition talks with Microsoft.

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SAP CEO Henning Kagermann said today that the company has had no current or recent discussions with Microsoft about SAP being acquired by Microsoft.

At at press conference held at the SAP Influencer Summit held Dec. 4 in Boston, Kagermann answered with a curt, "No," when asked whether the company has been in acquisition talks with Microsoft.


Click here to read a Q&A with SAP executive Peter Zencke.

There has recently been a round of market speculation that SAP and Microsoft have been in talks as Microsoft works to strengthen its middleware offerings and is also eyeing SAP's enterprise customer base.


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