On April 19, SAP announced upbeat results for Q1 2001, contradicting thereby the current market malaise. However, flat currency adjusted license revenue in the US and expected cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, may feel like a cutthroat competition, a loss of market share and the fact that not all troubles have been overcome.
exchange of data input and output
SAP community and information exchange forums. These three elements together are devised to form SAP's service infrastructure covering the entire life cycle of an e-Business solution. On a more down note, keep in mind that SAP's flat license revenues in the US were dismal compared to recent growth from its direct competitors (e.g., Oracle, PeopleSoft , i2 , Siebel , Manugistics , and J.D. Edwards ), which should indicate a possible loss of market share and incomplete US-organization transition. Also, the