o9 Solutions’ entire suite of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled demand and supply chain planning software is now available on the Microsoft Azure cloud – a move that is expected to enable the digitisation of integrated business planning in discrete manufacturing, consumer goods and retail industry sectors.
According to an o9 Solutions press release, the collaboration brings together demand and supply chain planning technologies, predictive analytics and machine learning capabilities with scalable, secure, global cloud infrastructure and services. “This represents a new-generation of business flexibility, efficiency, intelligence, and productivity,” said Sanjiv Sidhu, chairman and co-founder of o9 Solutions. “With o9 Solutions, businesses will operate in a way that reduces waste and preserves our world's precious resources.”
Sajan Parihar, Microsoft’s director for the Azure platform, said: “Microsoft Azure was designed to help modern organisations meet their business challenges faster. We are pleased to see AI-based tools from o9 delivering rapid results to large enterprises through Azure.”