Teradata Accuses SAP Of Stealing Trade Secrets And HANA Built On IP

On Wednesday, the U.S. firm Teradata has recently accused SAP SE, which is Europe’s most relevant technology association. The company has been blamed for misappropriating confidential trade information, copyright violation, and anti-trust breaches. The accusation claims a tough attempt to drag trade data’s. The litigation was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The well-known data company, Teradata has asserted that SAP has succeeded to get in a joint venture with the company for obtaining admittance to its Intellectual Property (IP). They claimed that SAP has obtained all the trade data and they have also planned to produce and launch a product by employing the data. Soon after acquiring all important data, the company released SAP HANA. It was released following German major discontinued their joint venture with the company.

Teradata Accuses SAP Of Stealing Trade Secrets And HANA Built On IP

Teradata Accuses SAP Of Stealing Trade Secrets And HANA Built On IP

Teradata has also declared that the fraud firm was executing this blame and mischievous practice from a long time. They have also disclosed that the HANA’s whole plan was initiated by Sikka. Gadgetsay was reported by an SAP member who claimed: “SAP was surprised to learn of the complaint filed by Teradata. Although SAP generally does not comment on pending litigation, SAP may issue a statement, if appropriate, after it has had an opportunity to review the complaint.”

Teradata Accuses SAP Of Stealing Trade Secrets And HANA Built On IP

Teradata Accuses SAP Of Stealing Trade Secrets And HANA Built On IP

However, the lawsuit didn’t include the identity of any particular person charged with the blame, but as per the reports, it is not confirmed that Sikka was responsible for this action. Although, Sikka could be called in the court proceedings. As per the US court rules, the parties involved in the case can observe all the documents, emails, and other documents of companies so, it takes about few months. Conclusively, all the persons from both parties committed in the case will be found.

The culprit has to be dismissed from the company. However, the fired person also have to attend the court sessions, no matter if fired from the firm. Sikka has also received an email but ignored it. Teradata also accused SAP of trying to restrict Teradata’s clients to attract towards SAP HANA by enhancing its ERP systems. They said that SAP’s commodities are “substandard”. In the previous constitutional conflict against U.S. opponent Oracle, SAP admitted in 2014 to give a $357 million compensation for the untimely obtaining of Oracle records.

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