Tesco and Verizon Partner For New Centralization Program

Tesco and Verizon are partnering up. Verizon is migrating Tesco to a single global network infrastructure, which will underpin Tesco's ongoing application and infrastructure centralization program.

Verizon is providing secure connectivity to link Tesco's suppliers, partners, customers and colleagues in 12 countries worldwide. Importantly, the new network infrastructure also offers a foundation from which Tesco can deliver key business applications to all stakeholders. This will enable Tesco to roll out new technologies and services more quickly and effectively, while also achieving significant cost efficiencies.

Tesco aims to connect customers to quality products, affordably and conveniently; connect producers and suppliers to new markets, at home and abroad; and connect its business to its communities and help address social challenges.

"Verizon is helping us to consolidate, centralize and converge our infrastructure across the world," said Tomas Kadlec, group infrastructure IT director at Tesco. "This marks a step change for Tesco in terms of both security and managed networked services."

"Whether in our stores, online, or on the move, we need our infrastructure to support our business goals," said Mike McNamara, Tesco's chief information officer. "Verizon combines technology innovation with pragmatic application to help us build solutions for today, and platforms to support the future of retail." We are looking forward to delivering the results of this collaboration to our stakeholders around the globe."

For more see:
-This Verizon press release

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