The Chinese government is supporting investment in cloud and mobile infrastructure to overcome the country's bandwidth and capacity constraints. Smart cities and other civil projects are bidding for funds but grassroots usage may drive future adoption.
SAP wants to "unleash" its will on the CRM market (and Salesforce.com) - like Russell Crowe unleashing hell in Gladiator perhaps? - through its hybris acquisition. But clearly there are the implications for the ecommerce market and the likes of rivals such as NetSuite. The war in heaven is hotting up again.