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More SAP business apps to be cloud

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More SAP business apps to be cloud

German software giant SAP is already a major player in cloud computing, providing partners and customers with either software services or the ability to deploy applications in cloud environments. Now, SAP is pivoting more of its applications to the cloud in a plan to make software services the primary delivery model.

SAP's plan is a recognition that cloud computing is already the preferred consumption model, but adoption of cloud is hampered by the lack of business applications delivered as a service or the inability of businesses to deploy existing applications in cloud environments.
Bernd Leukert, a recently promoted member of the SAP executive board, is driving this transition to break free from competing against Oracle and other database vendors for share of software on servers.

By moving more of SAP's portfolio of financial, human resources, asset management and logistics applications to the cloud, Leukert believes SAP will be in a better competitive position.

"There is confusion. There's no debate any more in the IT industry that the cloud will be the preferred consumption model," he said, referring to the shift toward delivering software via the internet instead of installed on clients' servers.
"A road map is something we owe the market," Leukert said in an interview with Bloomberg.

First SAP is going to devise a plan for moving Business Suite, the collection of its core business application products to a cloud services model.
It's also looking to consolidate many of its other leading applications, such as SuccessFactors and payroll, to create more holistic offerings.
Just how SAP will pull off this pivot to the cloud is unclear. That's the job of Leukert and his team of 18,000 developers.

Eventually, the plan and the products will be communicated to SAP's global channel, which is already delivering application development, deployment and support services.

This article has been extracted from http://www.channelweb.co.uk, please click on this link to read the article in full 
http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2359474/more-sap-business-apps-to-be-cloud

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