AT&T and SAP AG (announced an expanded partnership focused on mobile application development, mobile security and management for businesses. The comprehensive suite of mobile solutions from SAP is now expected to be available to AT&T business customers in the fourth quarter of 2013.
The SAP Mobile Platform helps AT&T customers to develop, launch, distribute and manage mobile apps, content and devices that integrate with existing infrastructures, including both SAP as well as non-SAP back-end systems. As a result of this collaboration, businesses can benefit from the wide range of mobility solutions that AT&T and SAP have to offer, including enterprise mobility management solutions and an existing library of pre-packaged mobile business applications.
"Mobilizing business processes is a top priority for our customers. They're focused on mobile applications that go beyond voice, data and email that truly change the way they work," said Chris Hill, Senior Vice President, Advanced Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions. "In collaboration with SAP, we can help businesses achieve new levels of productivity and innovation."
"Mobility is changing the way we live and operate in every industry," said Kevin Ichhpurani, senior vice president, Business Development and Ecosystem Innovation, SAP. "For everything from mobile security for the world of BYOD, to mobile apps built using our mobile platform, SAP's vision is to intelligently unwire the planet. As such, we are excited to help ensure companies of all sizes can gain access to the industry's state of the art enterprise mobile solutions."