Renowned Independent Research Firm Ranks SAP® Business Suite Applications Number One in CRM, ERP and SCM Markets
WALLDORF, Germany — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has been named the worldwide market share leader based on total software revenue for business solutions in the customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) markets, according to 2007 market share reports published by renowned independent research firm Gartner, Inc.
The following is an overview of the Gartner rankings, measured by total software revenues for 2007:
• SAP leads the CRM market, with a total market share of 25.35 percent, placing nine percentage points over its closest competitor. 1
• SAP leads the SCM market, with a total market share of 22.4 percent, a sizeable lead over second-ranked competitor at 16 percent.2
• SAP leads the ERP market, with a total market share of 27.5 percent, far surpassing the second-ranked competitor at 13.9 percent.3
“We believe SAP’s top leadership position throughout the Gartner Market Share reports is a shining confirmation of the value and continued trust companies place in the SAP Business Suite family of applications,” said Jim Hagemann Snabe, member of the Executive Board, SAP AG. “Customers around the world consistently turn to the unmatched end-to-end integration capabilities of the SAP Business Suite to help solve complex business challenges while driving top and bottom line growth.”