How’s that for a headline? PepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverages company behind Nestlé, has entered into a new partnership with Microsoft.
One that will see it roll out Microsoft 365 and Teams to no less than 270,000 of its employees.
Redmond highlighted this big win in a post, talking about how this five-year deal with one of the biggest providers of consumer packaged goods worldwide will see Microsoft become the preferred cloud partner.
As part of this partnership, PepsiCo will leverage the Azure cloud as well as the AI technologies on offer as it aims to modernize its global supply chain.
In the words of Deb Cupp, Microsoft CVP Enterprise Commercial Business:
“Our partnership with PepsiCo applies Azure and AI capabilities to the ever-changing supply chain and retail landscape in new and exciting ways. By migrating PepsiCo’s global data estate and SAP landscapes to Azure, we’ll be able to help PepsiCo drive efficiencies from farmer to consumer.”
Teams will also play a big part in this deal.
Microsoft is getting another multinational company to use its rising platform, which has seen unprecedented growth since the beginning coronavirus pandemic. Microsoft Teams now boasts more than 75 million daily active users, with no signs of slowing down.
In fact, the software titan recently said that the number of organizations integrating their third-party and LOB applications with Teams has tripled in the past two months.