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Five Minute Briefing - SAP
February 24, 2021

Published in conjunction with the Independent SAP Technical User Group (formerly the International Sybase User Group), this monthly publication contains news, market research, insight for the SAP user community, as well as ISUG-TECH news and information.

News Flashes

Avatria, a digital commerce firm and developer of eCommerce solutions, is launching its newest software product designed for SAP Commerce users, Avatria Engage. The platform works to drive more site traffic while at the same time boosting conversion rates for online retailers.

Beyond Technologies is acquiring Ibridia, a market leader in SAP Solution Manager/SAP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) for SMEs and large enterprises. Adding Ibridia's niche expertise in these areas to Beyond's SAP service offering takes advantage of the S/4HANA momentum while also aligning with its core values by always providing clients with the latest processes, tools, best practices, and services to manage their SAP and non-SAP solutions throughout the entire application lifecycle.

SAP is launching SAP Learning Hub, partner edition, combining all the learning content that partners of the SAP PartnerEdge program require. SAP Learning Hub, partner edition, bundles the necessary learning tools into one affordable solution. It includes access to the entire enablement content portfolio, hands-on practice, and assessments to help partners stay up-to-date on the latest SAP innovations and to keep their certifications current.

SAP is acquiring AppGyver Oy, a provider of no-code development platforms that enable users with no coding skills to build applications for Web and mobile uses. With the acquisition, SAP is better able to help customers and partners adapt their IT systems efficiently to their specific needs and optimize the usability of their applications.

Think About It

The worldwide cloud services market is forecast to grow more than 6% this year to a total of $257.9 billion, with software-as-a-service (SaaS) remaining the largest segment at $104.7 billion. Furthermore, more than $1.3 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to the cloud by 2022. In this environment, what must an organization keep in mind to ensure a successful cloud migration?