Links 4/17/2014: Fortune on Monetate; SAP sales, earnings miss estimates

SAP Sales, Earnings Miss Estimates Amid Shift to Online (Bloomberg)

Germany's SAP braced for continued currency crunch (Reuters)

SAP Profit Grows as Businesses Flock to Web Services -- Update (Dow Jones Newswires)

SAP CRM Strategy, Hybris Take Front-Seat in Q1 Earnings Call (ASUG News)

Outside Philadelphia, the digital marketing company Monetate is rapidly growing. So is its business opportunity. (Fortune Tech)

Infor CEO Phillips talks cloud, UI, and industry focus (ZDNet)

IBM profit falls on weak hardware sales, transition costs (PC World)

Are Silicon Valley CEOs Endorsing Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal? (Re/code)

Linode Invests $45 Million to Retool its Infrastructure (Data Center Knowledge)
Linode is based in Galloway, near Atlantic City.

Linode raises Hourly Billing flag against Digital Ocean pirates
VPS-vs-VPS fight brings billing parity to hosting market
(The Register)

The price of being webscale: Google spent $2.35B on infrastructure in Q1 (Gigaom)

Hadoop analytics startup Karmasphere sells itself to FICO (Gigaom)

I Xchange winners announced by Ben Franklin Tech Partners (Lehigh Valley Business)