Cloud-based approach optimizes business operations and delivers new forms of customer value
REDMOND, Wash., November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Technologies Expands Collaboration with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to equip aerospace and defense company employees with cloud-based tools, technologies and platforms to improve collaboration, optimize operations and unlock intelligent insights that drive more value for customers.
The effort includes co-development of capabilities, as well as Raytheon Technologies’ use of existing or modified versions of popular Microsoft solutions such as Microsoft Teams. This is part of the company’s strategy to optimize operations and give employees access to globally standardized digital tools.
“At Raytheon Technologies, our people and our customers are at the heart of everything we do,” said Vince Campi, chief digital officer of Raytheon Technologies and senior vice president of enterprise services. “Strategic partnerships such as this act as an accelerator toward our goal of leveraging the power of digital transformation to support business growth, drive operational excellence, and equip our people with the tools they need. to be productive wherever they work.”
Using the cloud to drive collaboration, efficiency and speed to market
Moving to Microsoft 365 has helped Raytheon Technologies reduce its messaging and communications platform landscape by more than 90%, making it easier for employees to work efficiently in various environments, including onsite and remote workplaces. in 40 countries. The scalable capabilities of Microsoft 365 will help Raytheon Technologies meet its unique needs as a large international company in a highly regulated industry.
This collaboration will support Raytheon Technologies’ ongoing efforts to reduce its data center footprint by 60%, resulting in faster product time-to-market, continuous application automation, and greater efficiency, security data and global scalability.
Create data-driven insights to deliver new forms of customer value
Raytheon Technologies leverages Microsoft Azure to improve data-driven insights to deliver new forms of customer value through predictive analytics, helping customers stay ahead of potential challenges before they do arise.
“The cloud is a huge enabler for Raytheon Technologies’ strategy to drive innovation and growth combined with operational excellence,” said DebCup, President, Microsoft USA. “We are excited to partner with them to migrate to Azure and Microsoft 365 for seamless and secure collaboration; information integrated into the data platform; data center consolidation; and faster time to market for products and services. Through our shared operating model, we remain committed to helping Raytheon execute its digital transformation.”
About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services to commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With four industry-leading companies – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense – the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries of avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 by the combination of Raytheon Company and the aerospace activities of United Technologies Corporation, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.