Google Cloud announced it has been selected by ABB to further expand the cloud footprint of its Information System (IS) services. The Swiss-headquartered global technology leader has chosen Google as part of the organization’s ‘Rationalizing IT Operations’ (code named: Program RIO) initiative, which seeks to further increase the scalability and resilience of its infrastructure services to all ABB businesses.
Google Cloud will collaborate
with ABB’s hosting services team to layout an optimized cloud migration that is
tailored to meet the IS needs of ABB businesses. This will be rolled out in a
structured way and in-line with ABB’s new operating model. The migration
signals ABB’s increased focus on cloud adoption, and optimizing its data
Google Cloud’s data science,
artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities will be
leveraged to simplify and improve the IS quality assurance via automation and
consolidation of identified services housed in ABB’s strategic data centers and
remote sites, with a cloud-first approach.
“ABB is a global technology leader that has been a Fortune 500 company for many years,“ comments Dominik Wee, Managing Director Global Manufacturing and Industrial at Google Cloud. “We’re thrilled about the opportunity to help ABB in its journey toward powering its information systems services in the cloud, as the company heads towards a more digitized future.”
‘’We are excited to be working together with to improve the competitiveness of ABB’s Information Systems services, and the flexibility we offer our internal business customers,’’ says Daniele Lisetto, Head of IS Strategy Office and Sponsor of RIO Program at ABB.
“Our choice further strengthens our strategic vision and stimulates innovation as we expand the Information Systems’ footprint,’’ concludes Prabhu Chakravarthy, Group IS Program Leader at ABB.