If you’re pitching your cloud infrastructure as the cloud for enterprises, you need to show it runs enterprise applications. So that’s why it’s important for Microsoft to be able to claim SAP applications run on Azure. And so they will: By the end of June, SAP’s Business Suite, All-in-One, its Mobile Platform and the developer edition of HANA will be available on Microsoft’s cloud, the two companies said early Monday.
The two companies also pledged better ties between SAP’s back-office applications and Microsoft Office and between SAP BusinessObjects analytics and Microsoft Power BI. SAP will talk more about the allegiance at SAPPHIRE NOW next month and we’ll ask Guthrie more about enterprise applications running on Azure when he’s on stage at Structure on June 18.
Microsoft needs this; most of SAP’s enterprise applications are already available on Amazon Web Services. Face it, ERP isn’t…
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