SAP, the world’s largest maker of business software, acknowledged today that employees at an American subsidiary made “’inappropriate” downloads from the Web site of Oracle, a competitor, but denied using the information for commercial gain.
The storry is short: Sap bought a comapny (TomorrowNow) who had access to Oracle Data.
TomorrowNow, which had 157 employees and $15.7 million in sales last year, provides maintenance for business software systems sold by Oracle and by companies Oracle has acquired, including PeopleSoft, a maker of personnel management software, and Siebel Systems, a maker of customer relations software for sales forces.
What is strange in this storry is the declarion of SAP:
“’SAP did not have access to Oracle materials downloaded by TomorrowNow,” “’However, some TomorrowNow activity went beyond what is appropriate and contravened our high standards and business procedures.”
I'm just curious about how it will finish all this.
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