3M Selects AWS to Provide Cloud Infrastructure Services for Enterprise IT Modernization; John Turner, Mike Clayville Quoted

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with 3M to provide cloud management and services as 3M strengthens its enterprise IT infrastructure, AWS announced on Monday

“AWS…will deliver the agility, speed, and scalability 3M needs to launch new business processes and service models. We look forward to expanding our use of AWS’s portfolio of services, including analytics and machine learning, to gain greater insights and become an even more agile company in the cloud,” said John Turner, Vice President, IT Systems and Chief Information Officer at 3M. 

3M will integrate AWS’ leading infrastructure services to modernize and drive efficiencies across the company’s global market. With AWS services, 3M will enhance its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, including accounting, supply chain management, manufacturing, product lifecycle management and e-commerce, along with business-critical enterprise IT applications. 

3M will additionally utilize AWS’ technology to leverage portfolio of services, including machine learning, analytics, storage, security, and databases to optimize and automate operational, manufacturing, and business processes, as well as product solutions. As the company transitions, 3M expects to drive efficiencies and gain agility in meeting 3M business and customer needs.

“For more than 100 years, 3M has had a relentless focus on innovation, making scientific discoveries that advance, enhance and improve every company, home, and life. AWS’s breadth and depth of services will help 3M continue to launch new business processes, bring increased customer focus, and keep its position as one of the world’s most successful diversified companies,” said Mike Clayville, Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Sales at AWS. 

AWS has also been selected by Second Spectrum to provide cloud services that improve artificial intelligence, machine learning and media services, the company announced in Feb. 2020

AWS will help Second Spectrum deliver new kinds of live game-watching experiences to fans. Second Spectrum will use AWS’s services to provide enhanced analytics, visualizations and easily searchable video clips during games and matches.  

“In expanding the relationship between AWS and Second Spectrum, bringing together a top provider of sports analytics with AWS’s unmatched portfolio of services, we are adding new layers of depth to the spectator experience and helping teams uncover new ways to understand, evaluate, and elevate their performance,” said Clayville. 

About Amazon Web Services

AWS offers over 175 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 69 Availability Zones (AZs) within 22 geographic regions, with announced plans for 16 more Availability Zones and five more AWS Regions in Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Africa, and Spain. 

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