SAP will now be ran from Telstra’s cloud
Telstra and SAP have announced a new deal with Accenture,to provide a suite of hosted solutions to enterprise and government.
As part of the agreement, Telstra will provide SAP licensing, network, and storage infrastructure, while Accenture will manage system integration, migration, maintenance and help desk services.
Telstra have already had a partnership deal with SAP in play.
The locally hosted SAP solutions can be delivered to Telstra customers from its cloud infrastructure.
The alliance allow customers access expanded capability and is delivered through a single, integrated, end-to-end service model from a secure cloud environment, Telstra said today.
Enterprises and government agencies that want to achieve business agility and cost management through the cloud, will be able to migrate their existing on-premise SAP environments to Telstra or build new SAP systems into a fully managed private cloud.
State of the art mobility and analytics functionality are being jointly developed through this alliance, Telstra said.
Mark Pratley, General Manager Cloud Services, Telstra Enterprise & Government, noted that the partnership was part of Telstra’s $800m investment in cloud services.
“These new solutions will provide the ability for customers to move SAP into the cloud in a simpler, secure and scalable manner from a single, reliable source.
“Both Telstra and Accenture will continue to innovate and develop more hosted SAP solutions that will significantly reduce the cost of ownership and a new way to deliver business applications.”
“SAP’s cloud strategy is fundamentally centered around helping companies of all sizes to effectively leverage cloud computing according to their needs,” said Jeremy Goddard, Head of Business Solutions and Cloud, SAP Australia and New Zealand
“This agreement with Telstra will provide customers with the options they need when choosing to move to a cloud environment by delivering flexible cloud offerings.”