Microsoft and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL) have entered into a strategic cloud partnership to accelerate the firm's digital transformation and shape the future of innovation in the oil and gas industry.
Microsoft will provide infrastructure as a service (IAAS), platform as a service (PAAS), network and security services on the cloud, including Azure native services on Azure Data factory, API, IoT, and analytics. The secure cloud platform of Microsoft with data privacy at the center will fuel BPCL’s cloud transformation, providing the intelligence to transform operations, build smarter supply chains and increase customer engagement.
Rahul Tandon, Chief General Manager (Project Anubhav), BPCL said, “Microsoft has been one of the undisputed global leaders in technology for decades altogether and BPCL is proud of taking this partnership forward now in the cloud domain. Through our cloud-based digital transformation project, we are focused to build innovative and customer-friendly solutions which are increasingly interconnected, smart, always available, and provide a single window of BPCL services to customers seamlessly. We look forward to unlocking value for the organization by availing world-class scalable infrastructure, crashing our time to market, and reimagining the way our customers interact with BPCL.”
Anant Maheshwari, President, of Microsoft India, said, “BPCL is one of the most respected public sector companies in the country and we are honored to work together to define the next frontiers of data-driven innovation and customer engagement in the oil and gas industry. Bringing together BPCL’s operational expertise with Microsoft’s cloud and AI capabilities, our partnership will help fortify BPCL’s business operations with trust and security at the core.”