Is Pepsi okay? Microsoft says it is with new cloud partnership

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What you need to know

  • Microsoft and PepsiCo announced a five-year partnership today.
  • PepsiCo will roll out Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams to all 270,000 of its employees.
  • PepsiCo will also use Microsoft Azure to improve its business.

Microsoft and PepsiCo Inc. announced a five-year partnership today that makes Microsoft the preferred cloud provider of PepsiCo. The partnership also see PepsiCo roll out Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 to all 270,000 of its employees. Additionally, PepsiCo will use Microsoft Azure to improve customer intimacy and help reach sustainability goals.

Microsoft and PepsiCo announced the partnership (opens in new tab) earlier today and outlined some of its details. PepsiCo CIO Seth Cohen states:

Through our partnership with Microsoft, we aim to improve service delivery capabilities to meet rising demand for essential goods while driving new innovations to make our operations and workforce stronger and more resilient for the future.

Microsoft's CVP Enterprise Commercial Business, Deb Cupp, also added:

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.

PepsiCo is a massive company with 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each year in sales. Some of its biggest brands include Pepsi-Cola, Gatorade, and Frito-Lay.

Microsoft now has a major partnership with both PepsiCo and Coca-Cola (opens in new tab).

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3 Comments
  • MS keeps coming with the partnerships.
  • And, this helps out that stock price.
  • The console wars are over so they brought back the cola wars.