SAP has slowly come around to the idea that cloud deployments of HANA and S/4HANA are the future.
Franck Cohen, SAP president for Europe, Middle East and Africa told Computerworld UK: "I am a firm believer that the future is public cloud. It is not public cloud for some companies, it is public cloud for everybody, and it is a matter of time."
"I have no doubt that the cloud will surpass the on-prem revenue very soon. If you look at the growth rate and the curve for the cloud revenue vs the on-prem you can already predict when it is going to happen, it is very simple. It is clear for me that the cloud will surpass the on-prem in the next few years."
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