Microsoft, SAP Release Integration Tool
Deepening their relationship, the companies announce a Portal Development Kit for Microsoft .Net for building content for the SAP Enterprise portal, a component of the SAP NetWeaver platform.Microsoft Corp. and SAP AG on Wednesday announced a new offering that builds on the companies plans to more deeply integrate their technology, highlighted last year at SAPs developer conference. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft and Walldorf, Germany-based SAP announced a Portal Development Kit for Microsoft .Net (PDK for .Net) for building content for the SAP Enterprise portal, a component of the SAP NetWeaver platform, said Tim OBrien, senior product manager at Microsoft. The PDK for .Net is an add-in for the Microsoft Visual Studio .Net 2003 development platform. The add-in is based on work that SAP initiated as part of its involvement in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program, OBrien said.
"So at the end of the day, developers can deploy portal components in the NetWeaver world," OBrien said.