SAP Sheds M&A Inhibitions as Oracle Rivalry Moves to the Clo

SAP Sheds M&A Inhibitions as Oracle Rivalry Moves to the Clo

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SAP, Oracle and companies such as Apple Inc., Salesforce.com Inc., International Business Machines Corp., Amazon.com Inc., Dell Inc . and Microsoft Corp. are promoting cloud computing as a secure way to outsource data centers and reduce the need for pricey servers and other hardware.