SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP does this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, on-demand deployments, and mobile devices.
The company believes that the power of its people, products, and partners unleashes growth and creates significant new value for its customers, SAP, and, ultimately, entire industries and the economy at large.
SAP's mission is to help companies of all sizes and industries to run better. SAP's vision is to help the world run better.
Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software. Founded in 1972, SAP (which stands for "Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing") has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP applications and services enable more than 183,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. With revenue (IFRS) of €12.5 billion for the year 2010, SAP has more than 54,000 employees and sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide.
SAP is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE, under the symbol "SAP."