The two companies have previously collaborated on SAP HANA running on SAP-certified Huawei hardware and joint contact centre, big data, smart cities and bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives. As part of the extended partnership, the companies will work on integrating Huawei’s ICT infrastructure and connectivity products with the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, SAP applications and analytic tools.
The initial stage of the collaboration will focus on developing agile manufacturing, smart energy and transportation products with SAP HANA Cloud Platform. This encompasses hardware and connected equipment integration, and applications and analytics tools integration, respectively. The companies will target deployment with customers in the transportation, shipping and vehicle analytics services, and maintenance and warning services industries in Greater China and EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).