This week, Workday has announced a deal to use IBM’s cloud-computing services at an undisclosed amount. The company has however confirmed that it will use IBM’s cloud for its program testing and development activity.
The agreement will brand IBM as Workday’s main cloud infrastructure provider. Workday had previously depended on its own data center capacity with some cloud-computing infrastructure provided by Amazon and they will continue maintaining a limited relationship with Amazon.
Workday’s CEO, Aneel Bhusri, in a press release said :
IBM and Workday are both delivering transformative applications and services in the cloud.
Workday will use IBM Cloud to continue accelerating Workday’s internal development and testing efforts to support our ongoing global expansion.
IBM Cloud’s Senior Vice President Robert LeBlanc added :
Leading enterprises like Workday continue to turn to IBM Cloud for its global reach, flexibility, and resiliency.
Through a preferred cloud partnership with IBM, Workday can accelerate its innovation efforts to better serve clients around the world.