SAP registers 14% revenue growth to €16 billion in 2012

Infotech Lead Asia: SAP has registered 14 percent revenue growth in 2012 to €16 billion.

SAP’s software and software-related service revenue grew 17 percent to €13.2 billion in 2012.

Software and cloud subscriptions revenue grew 21 percent year-on-year to €5 billion.

SAP’s operating profit increased 11 percent to €5.21 billion in 2012.

SAP HANA reached nearly €200 million in software revenue in the fourth quarter and achieved almost €400 million for the full year.

SAP’s mobile business contributed more than €220 million to software revenue achieving its full year revenue target.

SAP’s revenue from cloud segments (Cloud Applications and Ariba) is approaching €850 million.

“In 2012, SAP empowered best-run businesses to meet real-time consumer demands. We invested in our flagship innovation SAP HANA and strengthened the industry’s best portfolio in the cloud. We delivered industry-specific solutions, accessible anywhere on the mobile device,” said SAP Co-CEOs Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe.


“We had the best year in SAP APJ history and an amazing growth performance in 2012 with 22% software and cloud subscription growth. Japan did very well and China delivered a solid double-digit revenue growth performance. India also performed well with notable momentum in the SME space,” said Steve Watts, president, SAP Asia Pacific Japan.

Customers such as Century Ginwa Department Store, China Huadian Corporation and Origin Energy Ltd invested in SAP’s innovative software to help them run better.

Software revenue for the APJ region was €357 million in Q4 2012.

Software revenue for the APJ region was €879 million in 2012.

By 2015, SAP expects at least 40 percent of SAP’s software revenue to come from partners in the APJ region.

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