It’s important for SAP to succeed in growing its partner ecosystem. In any battle with Microsoft, for example, SAP will need to muster a credible challenge to Redmond’s vast partner channel.
We recently spoke to Zia Yusuf, EVP of SAP’s Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, to get a status check on SAP’s collaborative efforts. We ended up learning more about SAP’s equity investment strategy, the importance of SDN, and even an opinion on why the kind of Web 2.0 embedded in Salesforce.com’s AppExchange won’t work in a B2B context.
Read our writeup of the conversation with Yusuf here.
Demir Barlas, Site Editor