Capgemini And EMC Extend Global Strategic Alliance

Capgemini And EMC Extend Global Strategic Alliance

To Enable Brazilian Businesses with Next-Generation Cloud Solutions  

PARIS, FRANCE, SAO PAULO, BRAZIL, HOPKINTON, Mass. – February 7, 2013

Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services, and EMC, the global leader in private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure technologies, today announced the expansion of their global alliance with a strategic go-to-market agreement to expand operations in Brazil. The two companies have committed to work collaboratively to deliver customer value through the implementation of next-generation cloud solutions.

Responding to the strong demand for cloud-based solutions in Latin America, Capgemini and EMC will deliver a portfolio of end-to-end As-a-Service cloud offerings designed for specific vertical market segments. Working closely with EMC, a new dedicated Integrated Solutions business unit will be operated by Capgemini Brasil to bring these innovative cloud solutions to the Brazilian market providing the needed technological infrastructure expertise. The As-a-Service solutions will be aimed at delivering more agile and cost-efficient cloud IT solutions, designed to meet customers’ unique business challenges, requirements and service level agreements for specific vertical market segments, decreasing the need for capital expenditures and increasing the alignment of IT costs to consumption.

The Integrated Solutions business unit will focus on the creation of value-added services standardized on EMC technology and As-a-Service cloud solutions to enable and expand the range of options for IT organizations seeking to gain business agility without sacrificing trust and control in their cloud computing.

The integrated cloud-based services will focus on vertical markets including agribusiness and banking and will include:

  • ·         Foundational services such as

1.     Storage as a Service

2.     Backup as a Service

3.     Archive as a Service

  • ·         Transformational services including

1.     SAP as a Service (SAPaaService®)

2.     Testing Platform as a Service (TPaaService) and,

3.     Enterprise Content Management as a Service (ECMaaS)

According to IDC, Latin America continues to reflect significant growth in IT spending, with increasingly high demand for cloud-based solutions and a high degree of spending around infrastructure services. “Revenues in Brazil Public Cloud will submit a CAGR of 72.8% during the period between 2011-2015, reaching a total value of US$ 798 MM in 2015. IaaS market, with a CAGR of 72.4% (2011-2015) will be responsible for US$ 362 MM in 2015, while contracts on SaaS will reach US$ 370 MM with a CAGR of approximately 77.7% over the period between 2011 to 2015. These two markets will be responsible for 92% revenue with Public Cloud in Brazil in 2015″.[1]  The upcoming 2014 Fifa World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics are also expected to drive a significant volume of both public and private sector IT infrastructure investments to Brazil.

Capgemini’s relationship with EMC dates back to 2002 when the companies began offering joint pay-as-you-go storage services. Capgemini has been an EMC Global Alliance Partner since the program’s inception in 2008. The two companies formed a strategic alliance in 2011, with the aim of driving significant growth through the joint development of next-generation, cloud-based solutions. This new addition to that alliance extends the strategic partnership of the two companies to leverage their expertise to enable geographic, vertical and emerging markets growth, first in Brazil, before rolling out similar approaches in other markets.

Both companies have a long history of commitment to and investment in Brazil. EMC first entered the Brazil market in 1992 via third party distribution and opened a Brazilian subsidiary in 1997. Since 2008 EMC has  invested in manufacturing and research and development facilities in Brazil. In 2011 EMC announced plans to establish a new R&D center which is currently under construction in Rio de Janeiro primarily focused on the acquisition, analysis, collaboration and visualization of seismic data generated by the oil and gas industry. Capgemini has been present in Brazil since the 1970s through its BPO practice and in October 2010 Capgemini acquired a majority stake in CPM Braxis which formed in 2007 as a result of a merger of two Brazilian services providers (CPM, founded in 1982 and Braxis founded in 2006) which became Capgemini Brasil in October 2012 (held through a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini SA). Under the new partnership agreement, Capgemini Brasil will continue to serve the Brazil market as a reseller of EMC assets and a member of the EMC Velocity Solution Provider Program.

Executive Quotes:

Jean-Claude Viollier, Corporate Vice President, Head of Global Channels and Partners, Capgemini:

EMC’s commitment in Capgemini Brasil is a key milestone in the strategic alliance between our companies. As the fourth largest IT services provider in Brazil, we have witnessed a shift in IT spending patterns as our customers here move to a more service-based cloud approach to IT procurement. Through this initiative we will be able to leverage EMC’s market leading technology to drive significant growth through innovative joint IT solutions that deliver exceptional value and help accelerate the cloud-enabled journey for clients in Brazil.”

Terry Breen, Senior Vice President, Global Alliances, EMC:

“EMC is dedicated to providing customers a wide spectrum of choice in cloud services, which places Service Providers at the core of our hybrid cloud strategy. Working in tight formation with Capgemini Brasil will enable us to continue to bring EMC’s industry-leading infrastructure technology to market to help our customers capitalize on the value derived from trusted, flexible and agile cloud solutions.”

About Capgemini

With more than 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion (approximately $13.5 billion USD). Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore ®, its worldwide delivery model.

Capgemini Brasil

In 2010, the Capgemini Group acquired CPM Braxis, which had been successfully operating in Brazil for more than 30 years. Later in 2012 CPM Braxis Capgemini was newly rebranded Capgemini Brasil. Capgemini in Brazil employs 7,800 people and serves over 200 clients, offering four main service lines: Applications Services, Infrastructure Services and Products and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).

Learn more about us at www.br.capgemini.com.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini.

About EMC

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at www.EMC.com

Source: Capgemini

About CloudTweaks

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading authorities in connected technology information and services.

We embrace and instill thought leadership insights, relevant and timely news related stories, unbiased benchmark reporting as well as offer green/cleantech learning and consultive services around the world.

Our vision is to create awareness and to help find innovative ways to connect our planet in a positive eco-friendly manner.

In the meantime, you may connect with CloudTweaks by following and sharing our resources.

View All Articles

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Comic
5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

5% Of Companies Have Embraced The Digital Innovation Fostered By Cloud Computing

Embracing The Cloud We love the stories of big complacent industry leaders having their positions sledge hammered by nimble cloud-based competitors. Saleforce.com chews up Oracle’s CRM business. Airbnb has a bigger market cap than Marriott. Amazon crushes Walmart (and pretty much every other retailer). We say: “How could they have not seen this coming?” But, more…

What Futuristic Tech Will You See In Your Lifetime?

What Futuristic Tech Will You See In Your Lifetime?

Futuristic Tech The world and what people can do is increasingly being driven by technology. It has already shaped the world we live in, but over the next few decades it is set to shape the world in ways that we can barely imagine. There have already been some great leaps in IoT technology recently,…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Hiding Spots

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Hiding Spots

By David Fletcher Please feel free to share our comics via social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest. Clear attribution (Twitter example: via@cloudtweaks) to our original comic sources is greatly appreciated.

Recent Articles - Posted by
Fintech Exploiting AI and Blockchain Technology

Fintech Exploiting AI and Blockchain Technology

AI and Blockchain Technology The field of artificial intelligence (AI) had progressed rapidly in the last ten years, though first recognized in the 1950s. From autonomous motor vehicles to digital personal assistants, the technology is making its way into a variety of industries, enabling better task automation, language processing, and data analytics. But more recently,…

Staying on Top of Your Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Staying on Top of Your Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security It’s no secret many organizations rely on popular cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft for access to computing infrastructure. The many perks of cloud services, such as the ability to quickly scale resources without the upfront cost of buying physical servers, have helped build a multibillion-dollar cloud industry that continues to grow each…

Staying on Top of Your Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Staying on Top of Your Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security It’s no secret many organizations rely on popular cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft for access to computing infrastructure. The many perks of cloud services, such as the ability to quickly scale resources without the upfront cost of buying physical servers, have helped build a multibillion-dollar cloud industry that continues to grow each…

Multi-Cloud Integration Has Arrived

Multi-Cloud Integration Has Arrived

Multi-Cloud Integration Speed, flexibility, and innovation require multiple cloud services As businesses seek new paths to innovation, racing to market with new features and products, cloud services continue to grow in popularity. According to Gartner, 88% of total compute will be cloud-based by 2020, leaving just 12% on premise. Flexibility remains a key consideration, and…

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Password Challenges  Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global Product Marketing at ForgeRock, explains why it’s time the industry embraced more advanced identity-centric solutions that improve the customer experience while also providing stronger security. Since the beginning of logins, consumers have used a simple username and password to…

Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation Digital transformation is the acceleration of business activities, processes, and operational models to fully embrace the changes and opportunities of digital technologies. The concept is not new; we’ve been talking about it in one way or another for decades: paperless office, BYOD, user experience, consumerization of IT – all of these were stepping…

Are CEO’s Missing Out On Big Data’s Big Picture?

Are CEO’s Missing Out On Big Data’s Big Picture?

Big Data’s Big Picture Big data allows marketing and production strategists to see where their efforts are succeeding and where they need some work. With big data analytics, every move you make for your company can be backed by data and analytics. While every business venture involves some level of risk, with big data, that risk…

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Monetizing Internet Of Things There are many interesting ways in which companies are looking to connect devices to the cloud. From the vehicles to kitchen appliances the internet of things is already a $1.9 trillion dollar market based on research estimates from IDC. Included is a fascinating infographic provided by AriaSystems which shows us some of the exciting…

Cloud Infographic: IoT For Automotive Deconstructed

Cloud Infographic: IoT For Automotive Deconstructed

IoT For Automotive Deconstructed The IoT automotive industry is moving rapidly with many exciting growth opportunities available. We’ve written about some of the risks and benefits as well as some of the players involved. One thing for certain as that the auto industry is starting to take notice and we can expect the implementation of a…

Report: Enterprise Cloud Computing Moves Into Mature Growth Phase

Report: Enterprise Cloud Computing Moves Into Mature Growth Phase

Verizon Cloud Report Enterprises using the cloud, even for mission-critical projects, is no longer new or unusual. It’s now firmly established as a reliable workhorse for an organization and one that can deliver great value and drive transformation. That’s according to a new report from Verizon entitled “State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2016.” which…

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing Innovation Sao Paulo, Brazil has had trouble with both energy and water supplies as of late. Despite it is the rainy period. Unfortunately Sao Paulo is very dependent on its rain as a majority of its power is generated from large dams. No water, no energy. Difficult situation for a city of some…

Cloud Infographic – Big Data Predictions By 2023

Cloud Infographic – Big Data Predictions By 2023

Big Data Predictions By 2023 Everything we do online from social networking to e-commerce purchases, chatting, and even simple browsing yields tons of data that certain organizations collect and poll together with other partner organizations. The results are massive volumes of data, hence the name “Big Data”. This includes personal and behavioral profiles that are stored, managed, and…

Cloud Infographic – Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences

Cloud Infographic – Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences

Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences Many people have heard of cloud computing. There is however a tremendous number of people who still cannot differentiate between Public, Private & Hybrid cloud offerings.  Here is an excellent infographic provided by the group at iWeb which goes into greater detail on this subject. Infographic source: iWeb