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Telefónica and SAP Spain have announced an agreement to promote business cloud computing services

Telefónica and SAP Spain have announced an agreement to plug business cloud computing services, both within the type of personal cloud from Telefónica’s Infrastructures as a Service in Madrid (IaaS), and within the general public cloud (SaaS), according to the newspaper Expansión.

The alliance also will allow Telefónica to distribute SAP licenses as a neighborhood of its cloud solution offer. Meanwhile, SAP will expand its partners ecosystem and increase its capacity to penetrate certain environments and market segments.

Amongst the foremost milestones of the partnership between the two firms is that the conversion of Telefónica’s data centre into the first in Spain to provide private SAP cloud services. This move to provide private cloud services from a knowledge centre located in Spain is taken under consideration an important step. it’ll promote digital transformation and thus the adoption of cloud solutions for companies and public organisations that want their data to be hosted during a knowledge centre located in Spain.

In addition, Telefónica, through its corporate venture capital vehicle Telefónica Innovation Ventures (TIV), has invested within the safety and industrial control systems company Nozomi Networks, present in 16 countries. It allows real-time visualization of cyber risk, also as managing and improving the resilience of economic operations.

Nozomi Networks’ solutions support  3.6 million devices in more than 2,400 installations within the energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation, utilities, building automation, smart cities and important infrastructure sectors.