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Sybase (from SAP)

Sybase (from SAP)

Sybase is a software company with solutions for managing data. Specifically, the company sells enterprise-grade products for data warehousing, database management and business intelligence. In addition, Sybase provides software for financial services, mobile enterprise, development and business continuity. Popular Sybase products include: SAP Sybase IQ, SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, Advantage Database Server and SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere.

Background
Founders: Jane Doughty, Bob Epstein, Tom Haggin and Mark Hoffman
CEO: Bill McDermott (SAP AG)
Timeline:
1972: SAP AG founded
1984: Sybase founded as “Systemware”
1988: Sybase partner with Microsoft
1991: Sybase goes public
1996: Sybase launches Sybase IQ
2010: SAP AG acquires Sybase for $5.8 billion
2012: SAP AG completes integration of Sybase; Sybase CEO, John Chen, steps down

Sybase is headquartered in Dublin, California, USA. SAP AG is headquartered in Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Both companies have offices all over the world.