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Deutsche Telekom announces flurry of cloud partnerships with SAP, Salesforce, Cisco, Huawei

Deutsche Telekom announced a slew of cloud partnerships this week

Deutsche Telekom announced a number of cloud-focused partnerships with Salesforce, SAP, Huawei and Cisco at CeBIT this week.

National Bank of Canada takes to the cloud with SAP

National Bank of Canada is using SAP SuccessFactors in the cloud to support its HR objectives

National Bank of Canada, a Montreal-based commercial bank and financial services group, has deployed SuccessFactors, SAP’s cloud-based human capital management (HCM) suite to support its enterprise-wide human resource initiatives.

SAP to open Canadian cloud datacentre

SAP is anticipating huge need for 'in-Canada' service, sees customers switching from Oracle to HANA

German software giant SAP announced plans to open its first Canadian datacentre, which is being built in Toronto, one of Canada’s largest cities. SAP Canada’s managing director Bob Elliot said the move will help the company accommodate Canadian customers looking for in-country SAP cloud solutions.

SAP cloud head quits after exec reshuffle

Reports suggest Shawn Price (pictured above) was fired from SAP; the German software giant said this is inaccurate

Head of cloud sales at German software company SAP Shawn Price has left the company according to a corporate spokesperson. The departure comes barely a week after a high-level executive reshuffle that saw the departure of Dr. Vishal Sikka, executive board member for products and innovation and one of the key architects of the company’s HANA cloud business.

SAP to acquire Fieldglass in cloud-based labour management play

SAP announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Fieldglass, a provider of cloud-based vendor and labour management services

German software giant SAP announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fieldglass, a provider of cloud-based vendor and labour management services. SAP said the acquisition will help bolster the company’s enterprise resource management offerings amongst businesses that require strong contingency-based resource management capabilities.

City of Ghent, OCMW enlist Accenture and SAP for cloud-based HR

The City of Ghent in Blegium and the Public Center for Social Welfare (OCMW) announced Monday that the organisations have completed the build-out of a public cloud-based HR platform (image source: Wikipedia)

The City of Ghent in Belgium and the Public Centre for Social Welfare (OCMW) announced Monday the completion of the build-out of a public cloud-based human resources platform in a bid to improve training and performance management across the departments.

Workday appoints former SAP, Infor exec as EMEA president

Chano Fernandez, EMEA president, Workday

Human capital management specialist Workday announced Monday that it has appointed Chano Fernandez as EMEA president to lead the company’s growth strategy in the region. Fernandez told Business Cloud News he will endeavour to help Workday compete against HCM / ERP incumbents including his former employer, SAP, including targeting small and medium-sized businesses.

Top cloud executives quit SAP

Top cloud executives have reportedly left SAP this week, including the global president of cloud Bob Calderoni

One top cloud executive has resigned and a second is reported to have left German software giant SAP, both just over a year after joining the company.