Business software giants Microsoft and SAP have agreed to expand the use of each other’s cloud-based products and services delivered via the internet, they said on Tuesday, as they laid out a common product road map for joint customers. In a joint statement, Microsoft said it would use SAP’s S/4 HANA database to help run its core internal financial planning functions — replacing older SAP software, while SAP said it would run more than a dozen of its critical internal financial systems on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service. The long-time partners said the ...
Microsoft, SAP to expand use of each other's cloud services
SAP encourages its customers to run its products not only on Microsoft Azure but also on rival cloud platforms from Amazon , Google, IBM and SAP's own in-house cloud services
Eric Auchard | Reuters Last Updated at November 29, 2017 02:42 IST