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Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler based on revenue, has signed a multiyear agreement with IBM to accelerate its transformation to an open hybrid cloud environment using Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.In a statement, CCEP says that the move is designed to reduce operational expenses, increase IT resiliency and leverage analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its daily operations, so as to bring enhanced business insights and deliver greater service to its millions of customers.
A key priority for CCEP is to streamline its existing IT infrastructure to create a platform for standardised business processes, data, and technology, creating a springboard from which it can leverage data analytics, IoT and AI technologies to provide new insights across its operations, to help drive further efficiencies.
As per the agreement, IBM – utilising its deep industry expertise – will help CCEP transform to an IBM hybrid cloud environment, managed by IBM. This will include the use of the IBM public cloud, and several large SAP workloads. The agreement will also see CCEP provided with a consolidated view and a single point of control over its entire IT infrastructure, the statement adds.
“Our successful collaboration with IBM …
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