SAP Hana is a High Performance Analytics Appliance platform from SAP. Just announced, SAP HANA can be deployed on Microsoft Azure. In fact, developers can run development, test and production workloads on Microsoft Azure. This allows you the features of scalability and computing power that is generally provided by solutions running on the Cloud.
In addition to SAP HANA, SAP is working with Microsoft to provide new integrations as early as the third quarter of this year that will allow SAP cloud solutions such as Concur, SAP Fieldglass, SAP SuccessFactors, and SAP Ariba be integrated with Microsoft Office 365 communications, collaborations, documents, calendars, and more.
You can find more about this partnership in Microsoft’s press release, “SAP and Microsoft usher in a new era of partnership to accelerate digital transformation in the cloud.”