IT deals: SAP, Switch, Accenture, MuleSoft, Sabre

SAP, Switch, NCR, Comcast Business, Harris Corporation, Accenture, MuleSoft, Geneia, YuJa, IBM, Sabre, APiJET, among others, announced their latest IT deals or tech deployments at their enterprise clients.
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SAP

Business software company SAP and Uber Freight  announced a partnership to modernize the freight industry through intelligent process automation and better access to a network of connected and reliable drivers.

The integration of Uber Freight into SAP Logistics Business Network will let customers access transportation rates from Uber’s digitally activated carrier network and gain real-time quotes and guaranteed freight capacity.

Switch

Switch announced that FedEx has signed a 10-year deal with Switch to serve as FedEx’s western U.S. data center. Switch will deliver 2.5 MW of 100 percent green power in year one, and up to 8 MW by year ten, for colocation as well as multiple telecom network services.

NCR

NCR announced that Oman Arab Bank (OAB) is the first bank in Oman to deploy Near Field Communications (NFC) contactless card-reading technology. The introduction of NFC contactless technology means OAB customers can make transactions 15 percent faster and more secure and spend less time in queues.

Comcast Business

Comcast Business announced its tech deal with Choice Hotels to offer its Hospitality Solutions to their franchise operators.

Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation has won a $212 million technology contract modification to supply the next production lot of electronic jammers to protect U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft against electronic threats.

Accenture

Accenture has won a $2 billion order from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that blends core information technology (IT) services with ongoing and new modernization priorities for DOE technology systems and infrastructures.

Accenture will support DOE’s plan to migrate from an on-premises service model to a cloud-based IT services model.

MuleSoft

MuleSoft, a provider of the platform for building application networks, announced its tech deal with Air Malta to improve operational efficiency through APIs.

Anypoint Platform enables Air Malta to build an application network enabling the airline to quickly connect new technologies with existing legacy systems.

Geneia

Geneia, a healthcare analytic solutions and services company, announced a partnership with Paladina Health to improve patient care and satisfaction. Paladina Health’s more than 50 physician offices will use Geneia’s Theon  analytics and insights platform built on Salesforce Health Cloud to meet the needs of its 171 physicians and their staffs as well as its employer clients and patients.

YuJa

YuJa announced its tech partnership with the College of DuPageto to provide campus-wide enterprise video solutions. College of DuPageto selected the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform for site-wide implementation, including integration within on-premise Learning Management System, Blackboard Learn 9.1.

IBM

Yara International, a crop nutrition company, has tapped IBM to build a digital farming platform, providing digital services and instant agronomic advice. Yara and IBM Services will commercialize digital agricultural solutions that will help increase global food production.

APiJET

APiJET, a real-time aircraft data analytics company, has partnered with Alaska Airlines to continue the development of NASA’s Traffic Aware Strategic Aircrew Requests (TASAR) technology.

Sabre

Bahwan Travel Group, a travel company in Oman, has renewed its technology deal with Sabre. Sabre will offer Sabre Red 360 agency solution and the latest data analytics, personalization and automation capabilities.