ADVEO chooses Microsoft as strategic partner to implement technology for its new platform
Microsoft and ADVEO, leading European company in office supplies and services, have signed a strategic agreement to use for three years the cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure, aiming at transforming the office supplies business through its European Platform for Workspace Solutions. Azure will allow ADVEO to own and provide its business partners all over Europe with the most advanced technology in the industry. This will help them boost digitalization.
This agreement is part of ADVEO’s Strategic Plan 2020 and it is a step forward to offer ADVEO’s partners differentiating technology such as Microsoft Azure -main technological support for this Plan- to gain competitive advantage in the digital transformation of the office supply business.
According to Luis Ramos, ADVEO CIO, “thanks to Microsoft and Azure, ADVEO turns into a platform for workspace solutions in Europe. Our investment in technology aims at offering differentiating value for our customers. This competitive advantage will turn into value through growth”.
On the other hand, José Bonnin, Cloud & Enterprise Manager in Microsoft Ibérica, states that “this agreement is a step forward in our commitment to lead digital transformation. With this new collaboration Microsoft keeps on reinforcing its role as key partner in the retail industry in Europe”.
A multi-element offering
ADVEO’s technological project has been acknowledged by Microsoft as 2017 Digital Transformation Project and it includes a strategic program to implement this initiative all over Europe and to renew the technological tools that have been used so far. The aim is to provide customers and suppliers with new solutions and opportunities that will lead to competitive advantages along the supply chain.
Finally, as a consequence of this alliance, ADVEO will offer its customers and suppliers a technological platform for Europe that includes integrated business processes for e-commerce, logistics and back office. This platform will be supported by Azure and includes integrated solutions with Microsoft, such as Dynamics NAV, Dynamics AX for Retail, Dynamics CRM 365 and the possibility to use devices with Microsoft Office 365.