For some time, Apple has made enormous efforts to develop partnerships with the business world to bring their devices to the sector. Apple and SAP have announced a major new partnership to improve the experience of working in mobile for businesses of all sizes, combining native apps for iPhone and iPad and the functionality of the SAP HANA platform.
“This partnership will transform how iPhone and iPad are used in enterprise by bringing together the innovation and security of iOS with SAP’s deep expertise in business software,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.
Now we know details of a new alliance, this time with SAP (original German multinational company dedicated to the design of computer products business management).
The main goal of Apple is to reach every employee of the companies where SAP operates. Thanks to a new SDK, developers can create the right to use iPhone and iPad like never before in the enterprise market tools. This alliance between Apple and SAP aims to provide the necessary conditions for more than 2.5 million developers to create powerful native applications that take full advantage of SAP HANA Cloud Platform tools.
Thanks to this platform enterprise customers get simple tools to create efficient applications for iPhone and iPad. Using the excellent hardware features that have Apple devices like Touch ID, processors and strengths of iOS, such as security, stability and ease of use.
The programming language used is Swift, to create new applications.
Besides knowing the you strengthen both sides, Apple and SAP had already worked together. It was during the refugee crisis occurred last year. The alliance is official, the Cupertino have released all the details in a press release. Tim Cook has also used Twitter to make the announcement:
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) May 5, 2016
As part of the partnership, SAP will develop native apps for iOS key business operations. This app for iPhone and iPad will be built with Swift, Apple’s programming language, modern, safe and interactive, and will offer a familiar user experience with the design language SAP Flowers for iOS. Professionals from all areas of the company will have access to critical data, processes, and user experience they need to make decisions and take actions directly from their iPhone or iPad through app designed to allow, for example, to those who working in the field of maintenance, ordering parts or program interventions, or a doctor to share the latest data of patients with other health care providers.