Microsoft and DXC Technology Join Forces to Boost Digital Transformation in Italy
DXC joins Ambition Italy Cloud Region Partner Alliance
Leveraging its skills in IT infrastructure, DXC to further its support of Italian companies and Public Sector organizations in their migration to Microsoft Cloud
MILAN, ITALY, January 11, 2023 — DXC Technology Italy (NYSE:DXC) is strengthening its collaboration with Microsoft Italy as it becomes part of the Ambition Italy Cloud Region Partner Alliance, the Microsoft ecosystem at the forefront of the Italian Data Center region. Through the partnership, DXC will bring its expertise and solutions to public and private sector organizations across Italy, helping develop innovative projects based on Microsoft's -on-premises cloud services.
DXC and Microsoft will launch a joint strategy and business plan to support Italian businesses and public sector organizations using cloud-based services to support growth. With its expertise in IT infrastructure design and strong knowledge of local markets, DXC Italy will help more customers with cost optimization and efficiency as part of their digital transformation journeys.
"Today, the ability to create an ecosystem of valuable players, combining know-how and skills, is essential to business growth. Having key partners such as Microsoft by our side allows us to offer solutions that meet the needs of a highly dynamic and challenging market”, said Eugenio Maria Bonomi, Managing Director, DXC Technology Italy. “We are pleased to extend our 30-year relationship with Microsoft, working together to make an important contribution to the National Recovery and Resilience plan (PNRR)".
With greater synergy between DXC data centers and Microsoft Azure public cloud, the two companies can begin to implement hybrid cloud solutions. Artificial intelligence and machine learning will also help underpin the collaboration, while ensuring the highest levels of cybersecurity for Italian organizations.
"The collaboration with DXC has deep roots and we are proud to stand side by side in an effort to accelerate the digital transformation of the country by focusing on cloud computing”, said Silvia Candiani, Managing Director, Microsoft Italy. “Together we will be able to promote innovation at scale on the Italian market, from low-latency local cloud services for fast and secure access to data, to hybrid cloud approaches. We will enable an increasing number of large companies and public sector organizations to gradually migrate to the cloud in line with their needs and priorities".
As part of the collaboration, DXC Italy employees will work directly with Microsoft Italy on an extensive training and certification program to upskill and accredit them as consultants in delivering cloud-based innovation. Furthermore, the Ambition Italy Cloud Region Partner Alliance will provide a national training plan which teaches digital skills to citizens across the country, helping to reduce the skills gap in the region.
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global enterprises manage their mission-critical systems and operations by modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private, and hybrid clouds. The world's largest public sector enterprises and organizations rely on DXC to implement services that drive new levels of performance, competitiveness and customer experience in their IT facilities. Learn more about how we deliver excellence to our customers and colleagues on DXC.com.
Microsoft enables organizations to realize their digital transformation projects with new innovation scenarios, such as Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence. The company's mission is to support people and organizations around the world to achieve more, thanks to technology and digital. More information about Microsoft is available at https://www.microsoft.com/it-it/.