(Bloomberg) -- Business-software maker SAP SE and industrial conglomerate Robert Bosch GmbH are planning a closer tie-up to connect vehicles and machines over the internet.

SAP’s Hana data-analysis software will run on Bosch’s cloud-computing system for industrial customers and SAP will draw on Bosch’s expertise in connecting factory equipment, tools and vehicles, the German companies said Wednesday. The cooperation comes as SAP and Bosch host a meeting of German and U.S. industrial-internet groups near its Walldorf, Germany, headquarters.

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