Technology deals: Microsoft, Oracle, AudioCodes, Airbus, Boeing

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Microsoft, Oracle, AudioCodes, Attain, Airbus, Boeing, among others, have announced their technology supply deals.

Microsoft

GE Digital plans to standardize its Predix solutions on Microsoft Azure and will integrate the Predix portfolio with Azure’s cloud capabilities, including Azure IoT and Azure Data and Analytics.

GE will leverage Microsoft Azure across its business for additional IT workloads and productivity tools, including internal Predix-based deployments, to drive innovation across the company.

Microsoft will assist Campbell Soup Co. to modernize Campbell’s information technology (IT) platform through the Azure cloud by streamlining workflows and driving efficiencies.

The migration to Azure is designed to improve the responsiveness of Campbell’s IT infrastructure.

Francisco Fraga, CIO of Campbell Soup, said: “Azure will give us the ability to respond quickly to evolving business needs, introduce new solutions, and support our 24/7, always-on architecture.”

AudioCodes

AudioCodes, a vendor of voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace, will supply its Mediant multi-service business routers and virtualized session border controllers for VodafoneZiggo’s all-IP communications network infrastructure.

The AudioCodes solutions enable VodafoneZiggo to connect new and existing business customers to its SIP trunking and other hosted voice services.

Attain

Attain, a management, technology, and strategy consulting firm, has bagged a $2.5 billion deal from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Attain is one of the three firms awarded the One IT contract.

The contract covers enterprise IT services for the agency across six channels, including platform and applications development, operations and maintenance, business solutions delivery, information security, data management and analytics, IT governance, and technology business management.

Oracle

Oracle today said Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, Certified Origins, Indian Oil, Intelipost, MTO, Neurosoft, Nigeria Customs, Sofbang, Solar Site Design and TradeFin are some of global organizations that already have adopted Oracle’s blockchain platform.

Infor

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has deployed Infor Hospitality Management System (HMS) for its hotel operations, and Infor SunSystems for its financial operations in its Bali, Phuket, Madrid, and Amsterdam properties.

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts deployed Infor HMS and SunSystems to streamline processes and establish a unified system across the brand’s global properties, enhancing efficiencies and agility. The company is also planning to deploy these solutions at its upcoming properties.

Airbus and Boeing

Airbus and Boeing announced more than $10 billion of combined deals in the opening hours of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, Reuters reported. Qatar Airways has finalized a $1.7 billion order to buy five 777 freighters from US-based Boeing.

Boeing said that leasing company Goshawk Aviation placed an order for 20 737 MAX 8 single-aisle jetliners.

Airbus said leasing company Macquarie Finance had ordered 20 of its single-aisle A320neo jets in a deal worth about $2.2 billion.

Embraer has signed a firm order with United Airlines for twenty-five 70-seat E175 jets, the Brazilian planemaker said, providing a boost to the company shortly after JetBlue Airways Corp opted to replace its fleet of Embraer jets with ones made by Airbus.

United Airlines said it would buy four new Boeing Co 787-9 widebody jetliners, as the third-largest U.S. air carrier looks to refresh its fleet with more efficient planes.

Boeing and Romanian state-owned airline Tarom said they reached a deal over the purchase of five 737 MAX 8 aircraft and a leasing agreement for two 737-800 aircraft.

Golden Falcon Aviation has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo jets for Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways worth around $2.8 billion.