Kyndryl and Google Cloud Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Digital Business Transformations
December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021
Kyndryl to leverage Google Cloud’s data, analytics, and AI solutions to enable strategic digital transformation for enterprise customers
Kyndryl to rapidly scale Google Cloud certifications and drive industry solutions
NEW YORK and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2021 – Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) and Google Cloud today announced a global, strategic partnership focused on accelerating customers’ digital transformations and helping them become more advanced, data-driven, and sustainable businesses.
Kyndryl and Google Cloud will apply their expertise in data and analytics, applied artificial intelligence (AI), and infrastructure modernization to help customers gain new insights and drive business outcomes. To enable these results for customers, Kyndryl and Google Cloud will jointly prioritize and focus on digital transformation projects.
In addition, Kyndryl's managed services for Google Cloud will help customers run their most critical business systems on Google Cloud’s global and sustainable infrastructure, while seamlessly delivering applications and data across their entire footprint, from headquarters to the network edge.
As a Google Cloud Premier Partner, Kyndryl is establishing a “Google Cloud Academy for Kyndryl” that will focus on developing capabilities to accelerate the move of mission-critical workloads onto Google Cloud. The program is designed to contribute to Google’s goal of training 40 million new people on Google Cloud, and will drive several thousand new certifications in the coming years.
“We’re excited to partner with Google Cloud and look forward to working together to help customers accelerate their ambitious digital business transformation plans,” said Martin Schroeter, CEO and chairman of Kyndryl. “Through this strategic partnership, Kyndryl and Google Cloud will enable businesses to operate more efficiently, embrace the benefits of cloud and augment their operations with advanced data, analytics, and AI technology.”
“The partnership between Google Cloud and Kyndryl represents a significant step forward as global enterprises seek to digitally transform their organizations,” said Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud. “Bringing together Google Cloud’s global infrastructure and leading technology in AI, machine learning, and analytics with the world’s largest provider of managed services and IT services will accelerate global businesses’ ability to launch new, digital businesses and deliver their most critical workloads in a cloud environment.”
To further their collaboration, Kyndryl and Google Cloud are focusing on several key solution areas, including:
For more information about Kyndryl and Google’s partnership, please visit: https://www.kyndryl.com/about-us/alliances/google-cloud
Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider. The company designs, builds, manages, and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl’s nearly 90,000 employees serve over 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.
About Google Cloud
Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.
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