Microsoft has managed to wheedle its way further into the long desired favour of the Big Six consultancies by reaching an agreement with Arthur Andersen to sell and support SAP?s R/3 applications suite on Windows NT.
The move follows KPMG?s decision earlier this month (VNU Newswire, 8 August 1997) to set up a joint venture with the software giant and Cisco to provide systems integration and consultancy.
This provided Microsoft with its biggest endorsement to date from one of the Big Six, which have traditionally declined to support Microsoft?s enterprise ambitions.
The Arthur Andersen deal is aimed at medium-sized companies and builds on its existing SAP consulting practice.
The suppliers will open an SAP Solution Center near Dallas to handle customer support and product demonstrations, and Arthur Andersen will certify engineers in Microsoft products.
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