SAP Americas, Inc. (SAP) is a subsidiary of SAP AG, the world's largest business software company and the third-largest software supplier overall. SAP was established in 1972 and is the world's leading provider of business software solutions. Today, more than 47,800 customers in over 120 countries run SAP software - from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small and midsize businesses to enterprise-scale suite solutions for global organizations.
Powered by the SAP NetWeaver® platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP® software helps enterprises of all sizes around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration, and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP® solution portfolios support the unique business processes of more than 25 industries, including high tech, retail, financial services, public sector and utilities.
Worldwide, SAP has:
- 47,800 plus Customers
- Over 1,500 public sector customers
- 12,000,000 plus Users
- 29% of SAP's workforce is engaged in development
SAP has been a public company since 1988 and with subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. The company is listed on several exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SAP."
In 2007, SAP's total revenues exceeded $14.957 billion (10.242 billion Euros). SAP currently employs over 51,274 personnel worldwide, including over 14,990 software developers employed around the globe (as of March 31, 2008).