Essity and Microsoft will partner to leverage the power of big data and cloud computing to enhance Essity’s hygiene and health products and solutions.
Essity will implement Microsoft’s Azure cloud-based computing platform. Azure is a collection of integrated cloud services used to build, deploy and manage applications through Microsoft’s global network of data centers. Essity, began to leverage big data to deliver smart solutions that help to improve the lives of people around the world four years ago, when it took an Internet of Things (IoT) approach to incontinence care for nursing home residents.
“We are industry leaders in product design and quality, but in today’s digital world we know we need to push the boundaries of innovation even further. The cooperation with Microsoft will contribute to increased value and improved service for our customers and consumers. Through our strong commitment to research, development and digital innovations combined with our strong brands will facilitate people’s everyday lives”, says Robert Sjöström, SVP Strategy & Business Development, Essity.
“We’re proud to be chosen as a trusted partner on Essity’s digital transformation journey. This collaboration will enable a new digital cloud platform for Essity to deliver even better products and services. By utilizing IoT and advanced data analytical solutions Essity have the capability to support their customers with world class hygiene and health solutions”, says Joacim Damgard, General Manager, Microsoft Sweden.