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Microsoft Azure Gains Kraft Heinz as a Global Partner

Microsoft Azure will now underpin all global datacenter assets from Kraft Heinz, helping to streamline the company’s production.


has announced a new collaboration with food and beverage giant Kraft Heinz that will see the company move its assets to . By using cloud services by Microsoft, Kraft Heinz says it will modernize its supply chain operations and infrastructure.

From small macro details to covering the company's digitization of day-to-day operations, Microsoft's AI and cloud platforms will play a pivotal role.

Kraft Heinz will migrate most its global assets to , while its enterprise resource planning (ERP) software will also migrate to SAP on Azure. The company wants to streamline operations and develop a supply chain with more collaboration.

On the consumer end, the deal will help Kraft Heinz provide better quality through accessing real-time data analysis.

“Our collaboration with Microsoft is a critical piece of our transformation strategy, providing us with the machine learning and advanced analytics to drive innovation and efficiencies across the supply chain so we can get products into the market faster, better serve our customers and, ultimately, deliver on the sustained and growing consumer demand our iconic brands continue to experience.”

Digital Efficiency

Microsoft points out two years of a global pandemic with total lockdowns have shown how important it is to streamline supply chains through digital means.

“The past two years have highlighted the urgent need for digital-first supply chain solutions across every industry,” says Judson Althoff, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Microsoft. “Through this collaboration, we're working shoulder to shoulder with Kraft Heinz, applying the power of Azure, and the industrial metaverse to co-innovate and create hybrid experiences that will ultimately put goods in the hands of retailers and consumers when they need and want them.”

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Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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