BOSTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - EMC Corp EMC.N the world’s largest maker of storage equipment, is setting up a service that will host business software, dubbed “EMC Cloud,” a senior executive with German software maker SAP AG (SAPG.DE) said on Wednesday.
SAP, the world’s biggest maker of business management software, is in a partnership through which it will offer its computer programs on the new service from U.S.-based EMC, said Doug Merritt, president of SAP Labs North America and a member of the SAP Executive Board.
He made the comment in a telephone interview.
A spokesman for EMC said he could not immediately comment on the company’s plans to get into the field of cloud computing. (Reporting by Jim Finkle, editing by Leslie Gevirtz)