On behalf of Apple: We expect our major suppliers to reflect our values and principles. As the graph in this article shows the majority of our revenues come from products we introduced less than 5 years ago. How soon can we expect SAP to have even 20% of its revenues from ByD, HANA, Sustainability – your “new” products?
On behalf of Google: We understand the average Duet desktop costs your customers over 2K a year in hardware amortization, Microsoft licenses etc. We are prepared to offer your customers the new Chromebook and Google Apps and 25 GB of storage per user for under $ 500 a year. Will you endorse us to your customers? BTW, we will even throw in free ads and unlimited Youtube for them to enjoy.
On behalf of Facebook: Will you join our Open Compute project? We believe it could save your customers $ 5 billion a year compared to what their outsourced data center providers charge them today. BTW – we have used the same PR firm so the press release should be easy
On behalf of HP: Can we buy from you the rights to the name “SAP Alumni Association” ?
On behalf of salesforce.com: Will you allow John Wookey Hasso Plattner? to do a shootout between your OnDemand and our products at Dreamforce?
On behalf of NetSuite: You sure it was a 99 mph fastball? It’s been a year since you pitched it.
On behalf of Rimini Street: Would you like some coaching about the Oracle litigation?
On behalf of Sarah Palin: Why is the focus of Sapphire “innovation for 2015”? Could you not have picked 2012 or 2016?
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