IBM in collaboration with its business partner in Saudi Arabia Brmaja Commercial Company (Brmaja), has announced that Virgin Megastore KSA is migrating its SAP ERP application workloads to IBM Cloud as part of its hybrid cloud strategy. The migration from on-premises to a cloud environment is designed to help the retailer create operational efficiencies and provide a platform for new digital services to their clients.
By migrating its ERP workloads to IBM Cloud, Virgin Megastore KSA will aim to boost productivity across business functions to help meet the evolving needs of its growing network of shoppers. With a secured and open hybrid cloud approach from IBM, the retailer aims to significantly reduce administration and reporting time, allowing their sales teams to stay focused on driving client experiences.
By embracing a secured and open hybrid cloud approach, Virgin Megastore KSA expects to innovate and adapt quickly to the digital era – finding new ways to reach shoppers, amid the existing challenges that mandate that some of its employees are still working remotely.
“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the challenges facing many retailers in the region are extensive. By adopting a secured and open hybrid cloud strategy with IBM, Virgin Megastore KSA can modernize applications and access an innovative infrastructure, designed to be agile and easily adaptable to the expanding needs of the company, while offering a more personalized and secured experience for shoppers,” says Fahad Alanazi, General Manager IBM Saudi Arabia. “By working with Virgin Megastore KSA to accelerate their digital transformation, we are able to support their business vision and fuel their growth.”