10 Dec '12, 8am

SAP sharpens APAC research focus with new Singapore facility

SINGAPORE--German software giant SAP officially opened its SAP Next Business and Technology Research Center in Singapore, which marks the first of the company's refreshed research and development (R&D) centers globally. "While SAP continues to do applied research, that's no longer all we do. We want to clearly signal [that our focus] is end-to-end, from applied research which is the technology infrastructure to the application layer, and to commercialization, said Jason Yotopoulos, executive vice president and head of SAP Global Research and Business Incubation during the opening ceremony here Monday. Singapore kicks off new R&D focus Singapore is actually the first rebranded R&D center globally for SAP, with a focus on four main research areas. SAP currently has 21 research facilities worldwide. The center will serve as the R&D headquarters in Asia-Pacific--first announce...

Full article: http://www.zdnet.com/sg/sap-sharpens-apac-research-focus-...

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