Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

Coca-Cola bottler seeks to put mission-critical systems on the cloud

18/06/2014 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvmzcvmtavodqyl2zpbguixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijywmhg0mdbcdtawm2uixv0

Coca-Cola bottling company’s CIO Onyeka Nchege is moving the company’s mission-critical workloads on to the cloud.

“We have already started this process and have just deployed the core services on the cloud at some of our locations,” Nchege told delegates at Cloud World Forum 2014. “In the next two to five years, we will move most of our core applications, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to the cloud.”

But Nchege is adopting a private cloud strategy to run mission-critical workloads on a cloud platform.

“Currently, it is a private cloud strategy but in the next three to five years we would be using a lot of public cloud services.” For instance, Nchege is considering using Microsoft Office 365 for email services. “Some of our bottling brethren have been using Office 365 and we will do so too,” said Nchege.

The company has also invited tenders from several public cloud providers including Google, AWS and Microsoft, Nchege told Computer Weekly.

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated is the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the US, producing, marketing, and distributing Coca-Cola beverages with revenues of about $1.5bn.

Currently the company is using private cloud infrastructure for its HR systems, time keeping, recruitments and procurement systems.

Nchege is planning to migrate as much as 80% of the company IT on to the cloud. One of the biggest benefits of using cloud computing is that it makes IT simple and management easy, according to Nchege.

“Business stakeholders would come up to the IT team and ask for customised IT services,” Nchege said. “It then leads to more complex, less robust IT estate and there’s more downtime as the IT team takes time to develop those services.

This article has been extracted from http://www.computerweekly.com, please click on this link to read the article in full http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240222893/Coca-Cola-bottler-seeks-to-put-mission-critical-systems-on-the-cloud

Montash is a multi-award winning, global IT recruitment firm. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments which cover a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP, BI & Data, Information Security, IT Architecture & Strategy, Scientific Technologies, Demand IT and Business Engagement, Digital and E-commerce, Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Project and Programme Delivery.

With offices based in London, Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdyvmtkvmtavndkvmtavntuvc2h1dhrlcnn0b2nrxzqymzk2mjg2ni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijm4mhgxmdajil1d

Long Term Transition, Not Long Term Tradition...

2017-06-20 09:00:00 +0100

It seems odd that while 88% of businesses are undergoing some kind of digital transformation[1], only 25%[2] of them have a clear understanding of their digital transformation journey. So what's driving so many businesses to pursue digital with such recklessness? Broadly speaking, the reason is simply the unprecedented rate of change in digital solutions and services. As we ride the digital tidal wave, consumers and employees change their expectations, ...

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdyvmtmvmtavmjqvmjuvodcxl3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja181njewnja3mzmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

How Great Leaders Cultivate Great Teams

2017-06-13 12:00:00 +0100

There's a difference between being a boss and being a leader. Leaders know how to inspire the best from their teams to achieve industry-leading results. For our latest blog, we spoke to our Managing Director, Roy Dungworth, to discover how businesses can create a culture that inspires great people to do great things together. Success in business doesn't begin and end with great leadership. Great leaders inspire their teams to want to do more and be bett...