The release of SAP Build — a solution the company says will “unleash” great new capabilities, value, and innovation for customers — is the latest example of its transformation into a cloud-first company after about 45 years of being focused on its massive installed base of on-premises customers.

In this Cloud Wars Minute, Bob explains a recent story posted to Microsoft’s website, which explains the ERP deal that the company won in 2019. In this deal, Microsoft’s client is New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection, who aim to replace old mainframes in efforts to deliver fresh, safe drinking water to residents.