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SAP AG is a multinational software development and consulting corporation which provides enterprise software applications to businesses of all sizes. SAP was founded in 1972 in Mannheim by five former IBM engineers (Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner, Claus E. Tschira, and Claus Wellenreuther). The company's best known product is SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Headquartered in Walldorf Germany, SAP is the largest European software company and the largest enterprise software company in the world.

Company information
Primary business sectors Enterprise Software
Secondary business sectors Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management
Employees 51,536
Software Top 100 position (2011)
Previous Software Top 100 position 4
Financial information
Total revenues 2010 (mln US$) 16,654
Total revenues 2009 (mln US$) 15,373
Software revenues 2010 (mln US$) 12,558
Software revenues 2009 (mln US$) 11,368
Software revenue growth (%yoy) 10.5%
Software/Total % 75.4%
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Financial year end December 31st
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Software revenue calculation
Software Revenue + Support Revenue
Other research remarks Total rev: 2011: 1,3362*12464 2010: 1,4406*10671, SW 2011:1,3362*(3265+6133) 2010: (2606+5285)*1,4406

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