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Coke is IT: Using cloud for mission-critical app consolidation

Onyeka Nchege, CIO of Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

In recent years, North America’s largest Coca Cola bottling company has increased the number of cloud services it uses. And along with three other large US-based bottlers most recently began an ambitious project to migrate its on premise ERP application‑its crown jewels‑to the cloud. But Onyeka Nchege, chief information officer of Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated explained to Business Cloud News that despite working as separately owned organisations, Coca Cola is a collaborative effort, making the individual companies ideal candidates to leverage the economies of scale cloud services deliver.

Phoenix launches Technology Innovation Centre to address cloud “pain-points”

The Technology Innovation Centre aims to education IT decision makers on the benefits and challenges of transforming their infrastructure

UK hosting and cloud services provider Phoenix announced the opening of a Technology Innovation Centre this week, which the company said is aimed at providing IT decision makers and C-level executives with the knowledge and the tools to better understand and experience the changing nature of IT infrastructure. The move comes as some voice concerns that vendors aren’t doing enough to educate enterprises on the benefits of moving their core services over to the cloud.