The partnership will enable customers to strengthen their business systems with Google Cloud capabilities in AI and machine learning

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Google Cloud will be a strategic cloud partner for the RISE with SAP offering. (Credit: Wynn Pointaux from Pixabay)

Google Cloud and SAP have expanded their partnership to enable customers to speed up their cloud migrations and business process migrations.

The partnership will also allow them to migrate critical business systems to the cloud.

In addition, customers will be able to strengthen existing business systems with Google Cloud capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Google Cloud will be a strategic cloud partner for the RISE with SAP offering, as part of the expanded partnership. RISE with SAP offering is a solution provided by SAP to deliver Business Transformation as a Service.

With the expanded partnership, customers are also expected to benefit from the planned global availability of multiple SAP services and products on Google Cloud’s scalable cloud infrastructure and high-speed network.

The SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud solutions within SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) will also be available to the customers.

Google Cloud president Rob Enslin said: “Google Cloud and SAP share a commitment to supporting customer success and growth. We’re delighted to partner with SAP to accelerate business’ digital transformations with SAP on Google Cloud and with next-generation cloud capabilities.

“Through support for RISE with SAP and in-depth integrations between SAP and Google Cloud, this new partnership will enable customers to seamlessly bring their most critical business systems and applications to a future-proof, secure and low-latency environment and to run them sustainably, on the industry’s cleanest cloud.”

SAP and Google Cloud are claimed to have driven joint customer adoption throughout 2021, with Energizer, MSC Industrial, the AES as mutual customers.

Recently, the enterprise application software company has partnered with IBM to speed the cloud adoption for financial institutions.

As part of the partnership, SAP plans to move two of its finance and data management solutions to IBM Cloud for Financial Services.

IBM Cloud for Financial Services offers a secured, purpose-built environment for financial services institutions to transact with their technology partners and fintechs.