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SAP to Deliver New Mobile Apps for Windows 8

Enterprise application software company SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced plans to deliver six new SAP mobile apps for Windows 8, bringing new solutions for SAP customers.

SAP also announced forthcoming support for Windows 8 development on the SAP Mobile Platform as well as security enhancements to the SAP Afaria mobile device management solution.

Through these apps, platform support and security enhancements, SAP plans to extend business processes to Windows 8 to accelerate a business’ ability to run better with devices of various form factors.

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The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE NOW + SAP TechEd, being held as a co-located event in Madrid from Nov. 13-16.

The company plans to offer six business apps for Windows 8 for use on devices of various form factors focused on enterprise functions such as training, recruiting and sales.

All six of these mobile apps are planned to be available for download in both the Windows Store and SAP Store.

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These apps aim to take advantage of the touch capability and features of the new Windows user interface, such as zoom, tiles and Snap mode, enabling users to easily interact with SAP data.

All SAP mobile apps for Windows 8 are planned to include a trial mode to allow customers to be able to download the apps from the Windows Store and evaluate them before purchasing.

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