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SAP and Ariba – good news for shareholders and competitors alike

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The more I look at the proposed acquisition of Ariba by SAP, the less sense it makes. SAP didn’t need the functionality. They didn’t need the brand. The Ariba shareholders will clearly be pleased to see this deal go through but what, I wonder, would an SAP sales guy be thinking and what would Ariba’s competitors be making of it all? Actually SAP already have e-procurement in spades. The new SRM v7 is as credible as anything on the market. Ariba doesn’t

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