Microsoft has unveiled plans to combine Groups with a spread of SAP enterprise functions, enabling employees to share data extra simply with out leaving the collaboration platform.

The 2 firms introduced that the German enterprise software program vendor’s S/4HANA enterprise useful resource planning (ERP) software, utilized by lots of the world’s largest organizations, will join into Microsoft’s collaboration platform. There are additionally plans for integrations with SAP’s SuccessFactors HR software and SAP Buyer Expertise, a buyer relationship administration (CRM) platform.

The announcement was a part of a broader deal that may see SAP S/4HANA hosted on Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure.

The integrations between Groups — which has 115 million day by day energetic customers — and SAP’s merchandise are “deliberate for supply in mid-2021,” based on an announcement Friday.

“By integrating Microsoft Groups throughout our answer portfolio, we are going to carry collaboration to the subsequent stage, collectively figuring out the way forward for work and enabling the frictionless enterprise,” mentioned SAP CEO Christian Klein.

Microsoft didn’t instantly reply to a request for additional particulars on how the integrations will operate.

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