Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) have developed a new cloud platform for developing business software, according to a report from 9to5 Mac.
The new cloud platform, SAP Cloud Platform SDK, is designed to make business software development easier for developers. Apple formed an enterprise-focused partnership with SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) last year.
On its developer blog, the Cupertino-based tech giant said that the SAP Cloud Platform SDK is now available to developers.
“Apple and SAP are working together to make it easier than ever to reinvent business processes and workflows everywhere. With the new SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, you can build powerful native iOS apps that integrate seamlessly with the SAP Cloud Platform.”
Susan Prescott, vice president of product marketing at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), said that the new tools will allow developers to “transform their businesses” and combine the secure iOS with innovation.
“When we set out on this partnership with SAP, we knew we had an incredible opportunity to transform how people around the world work by combining the innovation and security of iOS with SAP’s leadership in enterprise software,” Prescott said.
“We’re already seeing the impact that the combination of iOS and SAP brings to businesses to enable better, more efficient and effective processes across industries. Now even more developers will be able to take advantage of the new SDK, and we can’t wait to see how they transform their businesses,” Prescott added.
More details about the new SAP Cloud Platform SDK are available on Apple’s website.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares have been performing well so far this year. The stock is up more than 24% year-to-date. The stock has gained 36% during the last 12 months.
Shares of SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) closed down 0.54% on Thursday. Shares of the software and service provider are up 13.28% for the year.