Energy provider and fuel provider AGL will go “almost all computing” to the cloud by 2022, with most systems destined to be re-platformed to Microsoft Azure.
The utility reported today it had struck a three-12 months “strategic partnership” with Microsoft, environment Azure “as its main cloud platform”.
iTnews noted in mid-April that AGL had declared alone “one of the major shoppers of Azure in the southern hemisphere”, and Microsoft has previously noted on AGL’s cloud choices as significantly back again as 2015.
AGL has been moving off its on-premises infrastructure steadily above the previous 5 years, but will now accelerate that transition.
“Already we have just about fifty per cent of our applications in the Azure cloud, which incorporates systems that assist our human resources capabilities these kinds of as payroll, leave, efficiency assessments and specialist progress,” AGL’s govt general supervisor of long run enterprise and technologies Simon Moorfield reported.