back to article SAP struggles to exit Russia after sale of support unit stalled

SAP has delayed its withdrawal from Russia after struggling to find a buyer for its operations in the region. After Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, many tech multinationals sought to withdraw from the country. SAP’s approach was met with a volley of criticism for still supporting its products in Russia, even after …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    They would be better off migrating the data outside the USSR on the cloud then pull all the hardware out, with option to either ship the lot out overland or take it all round to the nearest scrap metal yard and crush/shred the lot. Then once all the foreign staff are out, pull the plug on the orcs cloud data feed with the message services will resume once russia has left all Ukraine 1991 borders, cya .

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "TechMarketView analyst Angela Eager said SAP was on track to meet its mid-term ambition of double digit operating profit in 2023."

    That's all that matters, innit? The rest is just smoke and mirrors, and dead people don't spend any money, so no need to worry about them.

    All datacenters should have an EPO. Hit it and leave the building. It's not that hard.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Profits from war just too tempting

    Another reason to ditch the collaborators.

  4. Mark Exclamation

    How difficult is it to switch everything off and just leave? It's not like anyone can be sued over it. Or that they're going to be looking at restarting business there anytime soon. Just switch it all off and leave it in such a state that it remains unusable. Simples.

    1. Jimmy2Cows Silver badge

      Simples for anyone with a shred of morality. Which clearly rules out SAP as they seem to care more about their bottom line than bad optics.

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