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Mergers, acquisitions, partnerships in July/August 2023

What's happening in the SAP world? Current Mergers, Partnerships, and Acquisitions in July/August 2023
E3 Magazine
August 23, 2023
This text has been automatically translated from German to English.

Shaping the future

SAP and Google Cloud have announced the expansion of their partnership and unveiled a comprehensive open data offering designed to help companies simplify data landscapes and get maximum value from their business data. The offering enables customers to build an end-to-end data cloud that brings together data from across the systems landscape using the SAP Datasphere solution with Google's data cloud. This gives companies a real-time view of their data landscapes and enables them to fully leverage their investments in Google Cloud and SAP software.

"SAP and Google Cloud now offer an incredibly comprehensive and open data cloud that is the foundation for the future of enterprise AI."

Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud

Data is the cornerstone of digitization and artificial intelligence development. Companies spend significant resources developing complex data integrations, custom analytics engines, and generative AI and natural language processing models before they can realize initial value from their data investments. By easily merging SAP and non-SAP data into Google Cloud from virtually any data source, companies can significantly boost their digitization efforts with a fully defined data foundation that preserves the entire business context.

SAP connector Xtract

Xtract for Alteryx is fully embedded in Alteryx Designer as a plug-and-play solution. This allows customers to integrate data from their SAP systems such as ERP, ECC, S/4 Hana, BW or BW/4 Hana directly into their analytics workflow. This is done on a no-code, self-service basis for powerful, automated data analytics. The customers who want to use the connector can purchase it directly from Alteryx as a one stop store per SKU set up. This provides a better customer experience and higher customer satisfaction as well as a simpler purchasing process and faster project cycle. 

"After many successful years, we can now significantly deepen our cooperation with Alteryx. For us, this is a great success that I am personally pleased about. The fact that we are one of the first partners and the only SAP connector provider to be listed as an SKU shows Alteryx's confidence in our solution."

Dieter Schmitt, Managing Director, Theobald Software.

Planon enters into partnership with SAP

Planon has announced a strategic partnership with SAP with the objective of offering companies an integrated solution for real estate and facility management. This will enable enterprises and commercial real estate companies to benefit from optimized management of their real estate portfolio and improved and more sustainable building performance. The collaboration combines Planon's real estate management and facilities management solution with SAP's ERP capabilities; enabling a more comprehensive integration of processes and technologies.

With this partnership, both SAP and Planon customers will be able to add end-to-end value across the enterprise
to achieve.

Pierre Guelen,
CEO and Founder,

For customers, this adds value across the enterprise, including improved compliance and IoT-powered business insights and automation. They also benefit from streamlined solution integration that provides better operations across departments involved in managing, maintaining and supporting real estate facilities such as finance, purchasing, accounting, HR and business-specific functions such as property and facilities management.

SOA People Group acquires Cozumevi

Cozumevi, one of the first SAP partners in Turkey, was founded in 1997 and has decided to join and strengthen SOA People Group, a privately held SAP software and services provider in Europe. Cozumevi's software portfolio (based on the SAP technology platform) will be integrated into SOA People's existing Platform of Intellectual Properties, which already includes solutions such as Asset Management, Credit Management and Value Management. In addition to building a leading position in the -turkish market, SOA People will leverage Cozumevi's -capabilities as a "near-shore platform" for its international activities such as SAP migration projects, 24/7 support and R and D center. The combination of consulting and geographic reach will strengthen both organizations with S/4 Hana and Opentext expertise to drive customers' digital transformation. With more than 1,000 SAP experts and 18 local offices in eight countries, Cozumevi will greatly benefit from SOA People Group by offering its customers broad, solid expertise and established solutions.

Digital innovations: Sonata and SAP

Sonata Software, a modernization and digital engineering company, has announced a strategic partnership with SAP Commerce to drive digital innovation and help businesses accelerate their digital transformation. SAP Commerce, an enterprise e-commerce platform, will be integrated with Sonata's digital commerce expertise to provide customers with end-to-end e-commerce solutions, including storefront design, implementation and maintenance. The partnership aims to provide customers with seamless experiences across multiple channels. Under the partnership, Sonata Software will provide implementation and customization services, integration with third-party systems, and ongoing support and maintenance. In addition, the company will leverage its expertise and solutions to enhance the functionality and value proposition of the SAP commerce platform.

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