SAP Database Options Grow
SAP and Sybase are partnering to integrate Business One with ASE.SAP AG is using partnerships with Sybase Inc. and MySQL AB to give users of its business software more database options. SAP and Sybase look to attract more small and midsize businesses with the announcement last week of a partnership that will combine SAPs applications with Sybases relational DBMS.
Under the agreement, SAP, of Walldorf, Germany, will integrate its Business One suite with Sybases ASE (Adaptive Server Enterprise) database software. Sybase, of Dublin, Calif., will also work with SAP to develop and market new mobile and wireless software for Business One customers. The new software will be geared toward specific vertical industriesfinancial services, health care, insurance and telecommunications, said officials from both companies. The combined Business One and ASE product will be available in the second quarter of next year.