SAP Named Global Market Leader in Business Intelligence by Gartner

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates

AP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced it has been positioned by Gartner as the leader in its Market Share Analysis: Business Intelligence, Analytics and Performance Management, 2012 report.* In the report SAP ranks number one with a 22.1 percent market share across business intelligence (BI), analytics and performance management in 2012. SAP was also recognized as a leader in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Suites.

“We believe to once again be named a leader in market share by Gartner is validation of our strategy of providing our customers with best-of-breed BI, analytics and performance management solutions,” said Adam Binnie, general manager and global vice president, Business Intelligence, SAP. “Our job at SAP is to help customers unlock the hidden value in their data. We are doing this by providing a holistic set of solutions and technologies that help organizations harness the power of big data, social, enterprise, mobile and cloud technologies to their strategic advantage.”

SAP is the leader in developing analytics solutions that help companies revolutionize their decision-making process. Organizations invest in SAP solutions to become more informed, aligned and adaptable in order to achieve amazing results. SAP recently announced innovations in BI, including SAP Lumira software, designed to provide one suite for all insight, one place for all information and one standard for enterprise BI. Analytics solutions from SAP generate a personal, trusted, interactive view of information from the chaos of big data, empowering individuals, teams and business networks to go beyond business as usual.

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