SAP and Microsoft expand partnership
SAP and Microsoft have been working together for nearly 30 years, offering assistance to organizations with key business processes. In January 2021, the companies announced their decision to expand the previously established partnership, which is focused on supporting the digital customer journey and accelerating the migration of existing IT environments to the cloud. The enterprise software leaders have developed a joint roadmap, providing organizations with a unified transformation roadmap using smart, agile, and innovative cloud solutions.
The new strategy features: integrating Microsoft Teams with SAP systems and facilitating migration to SAP S/4HANA on Microsoft Azure. As part of the expanded collaboration, the companies have committed to simplifying the process of moving on-premise editions of SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA in the cloud and making improvements to SAP S/4HANA on the Azure platform. Christian Klein, CEO of SAP SE, emphasizes that “new ways of working, collaborating and interacting completely transform how we operate”.
By integrating Microsoft Teams communicator with SAP product portfolio, the global software giants want to make it easier for businesses to operate smoothly in times of accelerated digitalization. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella points out that the need for digital transformation has never been more urgent. By combining the Azure platform and Microsoft Teams with SAP solutions, it’s possible to help more organizations harness the potential of the cloud increase innovation.
- On 02/03/2021