Internal document suggests SAP's goal of simplifying licensing will be a tall order

SAP still requires 131 pages of fine print to describe software licensing rules for its products

By , IDG News Service |  Software

Even for internal people or partners, licensing "should not be overly complex" as it introduces friction and uncertainty in the sales process, Konary added. "What ends up happening is a customer goes to a sales rep or a partner and asks for a quote, and they'll get a different answer from every person."

Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Chris' email address is

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