SAP and Microsoft and its alliance to accelerate the migration to cloud
The agreement, announced at the SAPPHIRE NOW, includes, among other matters, the support or the SAP HANA platform deployed on Microsoft Azure.
SAP and Microsoft have announced a new alliance that seeks to accelerate the digital transformation in the cloud together. The agreement is that the Redmond will provide broad support for the SAP HANA platform deployed on Microsoft Azure and try to simplify work through new integrations between Microsoft Office 365 cloud solutions and SAP.
Another issue contemplated by this agreement, according to spokesmen for the companies themselves, is that Microsoft will provide management and enhanced security for my SAP Fiori personalized way, as they reported the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella and CEO SAP, Bill McDermott, on stage at SAPPHIRE NOW.
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, explained that “together with SAP are offering new levels of integration between our products provide companies with collaboration tools improved, new insights obtained from the data and a cloud Hyperscale to grow and take advantage of new opportunities that may arise in the future. “
The first users of this offer as Coats, Rockwell Automation and Nortek, have already begun working with SAP HANA deployment on Azure. According to Sujeet Chand, senior vice president and CTO of Rockwell Automation, “the Microsoft Azure platform provides the scalability and security and a greater number of services.”
Remember a press release that the integration of cloud services contemplated Public Cloud solutions from SAP and Office 365. The new integrations between the two companies will combine communications, collaboration, calendar, documents and other data from Office 365 cloud solutions with SAP, among which they are Concur, SAP Fieldglass, SAP SAP SuccessFactors and Ariba, which help customers improve their overall productivity.