DXC Technology, AWS expand partnership to accelerate cloud-centric IT transformation
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), a Fortune 500 global technology services company, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), has announced an expanded relationship to help customers accelerate their shift to modern, cloud-centric IT. This strategic move involves consulting nearly 1,000 of DXC’s largest IT Outsourcing (ITO) customers, facilitating their transition to AWS, the world’s leading cloud platform.
Accelerating Enterprise Transformation with Cloud Technology
DXC’s customers will benefit from unparalleled levels of reliability, security, and the potential for innovation, while reducing the costs of running IT infrastructure. Emphasizing its commitment to cloud innovation, DXC has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider, aiming to drive innovation and efficiency across its organization.
Mike Salvino, Chairman, President, and CEO of DXC, expressed enthusiasm about working with AWS to modernize customer IT infrastructures. This partnership is expected to leverage AWS’s advanced technologies, including AI, analytics, and machine learning, to offer a robust platform for modernizing and expanding critical enterprise workloads.
Adam Selipsky, CEO of AWS, emphasized the transformative impact on enterprise customers, highlighting benefits such as increased innovation and cost-efficiency. AWS is dedicated to transforming DXC’s service delivery into a cloud-centric model, including training over 15,000 professionals on AWS.
Strategic Elements of the DXC-AWS Partnership
Accelerated Cloud Migration and Modernization
DXC and AWS are set to scale their migration methodologies and combined expertise in large-scale cloud migrations. Following the initial migrations, both companies will continue to support customers on their modernization journeys.
This collaboration will significantly expand DXC’s cloud skills talent pool. Both companies are committing to train and certify 15,000 DXC professionals in the next five years, reinforcing DXC’s leadership in migrating workloads to the cloud and managing complex IT estates.
The partnership aims to assist customers in transitioning from aging data centers to agile, secure, and sustainable AWS cloud technology, thereby reducing operating costs and accelerating cloud adoption.
Industry Leaders and Stakeholders Laud the Strategic Agreement
Silvia Gabrielle, CIO of Ferrari S.p.A., Bob James, COO of Lloyds, and Anthony Krebs, Chief Technology Officer of Baker Hughes, have expressed their support for this strategic alliance, recognizing its potential to optimize operations and accelerate digital transformation. Rick Villars, Group Vice President at IDC, also highlighted the partnership’s ability to address critical barriers in legacy infrastructure modernization.