Today, Apple officially announced a new partnership with SAP to “revolutionize” the mobile work experience for its enterprise customers by combining native iPhone and iPad apps with the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. With SAP, Apple is focusing on building iPhone and iPad usage in the workplace, and include a software developer kit (SDK) which will let developers build more apps with a business-specific focus.
“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.”
According to the press release, the native apps will provide access to core data and business processes on SAP HANA while also taking advantage of Apple hardware features like Touch ID, Location Services, and Notifications.
It’s another big push for business usage, which Apple has been focusing on for quite some time now. The full press release can be read through the source link below.