Microsoft Corp have announced plans to integrate Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions.
The companies also formalized the expansion of an existing strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of SAP on Microsoft Azure.
This builds on a joint commitment by the companies to simplify and streamline customers’ journeys to the cloud.
SAP CEO and member of the Executive Board, Christian Klein thinks that “by integrating Microsoft Teams across our solution portfolio, we will bring collaboration to the next level, jointly determining the future of work and enabling the frictionless enterprise. Our trusted partnership with Microsoft is focused on continuously advancing customer success. That’s why we are also expanding interoperability with Azure.”
SAP and Microsoft are building new integrations in order to exploit the virtuality of work and increasing reliance on Microsoft Teams for meetings, communication and collaboration.
These integrations are planned for delivery in mid-2021.
The companies also are expanding their endorsed cloud partnership announced in 2019, to introduce new offerings in cloud automation and integration for SAP S/4HANA on Microsoft Azure.
Together, Microsoft and SAP are expanding the ability to run a mission-critical intelligent enterprise on Azure while helping customers modernize their enterprise applications.
SAP and Microsoft recently announced an update to enable customers to design and operate intelligent digital supply chain and Industry 4.0 solutions in the cloud and at the edge.