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Paris – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the expansion of its cloud services program, with the news of Microsoft being the program’s first of several cloud service providers to join, which will enable organizations to take advantage of a broader range of cloud services. The initiative ‘Capgemini Cloud Choice with Microsoft’ – is a unique set of services and offerings that focus on enabling cloud-based business transformation and the implementation of business and technology solutions by using Microsoft’s cloud technologies. These services and offers from Capgemini will include Cloud Advisory, Managed Platform Services and applied integrated innovation that will help organizations become more agile and focus more strategically on their business operations.
‘Capgemini Cloud Choice with Microsoft’ will provide managed ‘as a service’ cloud solutions tailored to industry needs. Example solutions include:
- OneShare – to accelerate the provisioning of test & development on Microsoft Azure and control costs through usage monitoring and resource scheduling;
- SkySight - an Azure-like private cloud to help enterprises quickly deploy new applications, leverage competitively-priced managed services and benefit from rapid deployment and configuration;
Unique Capgemini industry-focused IP offerings such as a tailored Banking Platform.
Created by Capgemini’s domain-focused experts, these IP-based solutions can be easily configured to specific client needs, to help reduce total cost of ownership. The solutions encompass hybrid, public, hosted and private cloud services using Azure and offer customers an integrated platform which can be easily installed to take advantage of existing technology investments. The ‘as a service’ model will enable enterprises to have increased control over software upgrades and to have more time to focus on driving new innovations and business transformation.
Independent Software Vendors and Start-ups to benefit
Scott Guthrie, Executive VP, Cloud & Enterprise at Microsoft commented: "We are excited to extend our partnership with Capgemini, a leading global systems integrator, to help customers accelerate their business agility, productivity and efficiency. Working together we’ll provide customers with the guidance, support and technology solutions they need to accelerate business transformation using the cloud."
Microsoft is the first of several cloud service providers to be included in Capgemini’s Cloud Services program, Capgemini Cloud Choice, which is enabled through collaboration with a broad ecosystem of cloud partners and comprises a range of services including: Business Cloud Assessment and Strategy, proof of concepts, migrating applications to the cloud, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service, Business Process as a Service and Cybersecurity.