back to article SAP's operating profits might be down but cloud-fixated ERP biz thinks things are looking up enough to hike full-year guidance

SAP says cloud sales jumped 7 per cent in its Q1 and has upped full-year forecasts on renewed hopes for higher growth, indicating senior execs reckon customers will begin spending in greater numbers this year after projects slowed in pandemic-struck 2020. For the quarter ended 31 March, cloud revenue came in at €2.14bn, up 7 …

  1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

    SAP says cloud sales jumped 7 per cent in its Q1

    How do they know?

    Presumably only if their accounting system doesn't run SAP - otherwise it would alternate between not letting you login with no apparent error message and being 'down for maintenance'

  2. AMBxx Silver badge

    software support shrank 5 per cent

    Would be interesting to know if those who stopped paying switched to SAP Cloud or just went elsewhere.

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