Procter & Gamble (P&G) has signed a multiyear agreement with HP. Under the terms of the agreement, HP will be accountable for the comprehensive systems reliability of critical P&G processes, such as manufacturing, procure-to-pay, order-to-cash, physical distribution and financial close.
Additionally, HP will be providing P&G’s Information Technology Operations Integration Service with standard tools, processes and an integrated dashboard. HP will also automate, simplify and integrate the services it currently delivers to P&G.
The transformation to “Always On” will include consolidating some of P&G’s core technology infrastructure from a private model into a hybrid cloud environment using HP Enterprise Cloud Services and adding redundant security measures and processes. In the service offering, HP will utilize HP 3PAR Storage, HP Networking, HP VMware Virtualization software, and HP TippingPointfor a converged infrastructure that will lay the foundation for a move to cloud computing. HPFinance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services will digitize P&G’s procure-to-pay process.
HP has supported Procter & Gamble’s infrastructure and applications environments, as well as some business processes, for more than eight years.