The German press, notably by the voices of co-founders of SAP, excessive measures that may conceal other intentions.
End of January 2009, SAP released strong financial results for fiscal 2008, hailed by the business press: 14% increase in turnover, 1.88 billion euros in net profit, 1.84 billion of cash flow (free cash flow), and an operating margin of 24.6%. Where others open the champagne, SAP talks about crisis and poured into catastrophic. By the end of 2008, SAP prepared by the spirits of drastic cost reductions that have affected the working conditions of many employees. In discussing the possible use of more stringent measures (if necessary), SAP made a diversion and refuses its employees a clear justification of its real motivations.