Cloud Strategy

Migrating SAP applications to Azure: Introduction and our partnership with SAP

23 de abril de 2019

Just over 25 years ago, Bill Gates and Hasso Plattner met to form an alliance between Microsoft and SAP that has become one of our industry’s longest lasting alliances. At the time their conversation was focused on how Windows could be the leading operating system for SAP’s SAPGUI desktop client and when released a few years later, how Windows NT could be a server operating system of choice for running SAP R/3.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Global SAP Deployment Engineering

Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa with general availability of Microsoft Azure

6 de março de 2019

Today, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Azure from our new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. Nedbank, Peace Parks Foundation, and eThekwini water are just a few of the organizations in Africa leveraging Microsoft cloud services today and will benefit from the increased computing resources and connectivity from our new cloud regions.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure