The moves further tightens integration across SAP's platforms, but analysts warn it could deter new customers outside of that ecosystem.
The jointly-developed software integrates SAP’s Data Hub and Cisco’s Container Platform.
The initiative supports the movement of transactional, operational, customer, or IoT data between the data lake and a customer’s operations.
Historically, SAP’s in-house team looked after its IT real estate, supported by a variety of different technology companies, including Verizon. But now, it’s sending more work Verizon’s way.
The firm says Kubernetes is still a "three-star wizard to figure out," but abstraction could help ease deployment pains.
DT created its application based on the SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain, SAP’s blockchain as a service offering.
SpaceTime’s CEO Rob Schilling, a former general manager at SAP, will join Nokia’s IoT unit.
Microsoft is also transforming some of its internal systems with SAP.
The company joined CNCF and the Open API Initiative.
VMware NSX network virtualization is the bridge between the Vodafone and IBM clouds.
Equinix already offers direct connectivity to AWS, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, and IBM Bluemix.
"For some, a millisecond of a delay can screw up a lot," says IDC analyst.
BOSCH and Walmart use SAP Cloud Platform, built on Cloud Foundry.
CEOs from Amazon, Microsoft, and SAP, will discuss improving security and government infrastructure.
SAP hopes to rival peers like GE Predix and IBM Watson in IoT.