HP to supply Luxottica with data centre services to move toward Cloud computing model

10 Jan 2013 Milan - HP Enterprise Services Italia S.r.l. announced that Luxottica Group S.p.A., an expert in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, has signed an agreement for HP to manage its data centre environment.

Under the agreement, HP and Luxottica will work to create a more agile, secure and scalable technology infrastructure that helps Luxottica migrate to a Cloud computing environment. The company's journey to a Cloud computing environment is focused on standardization to reduce risk and improve governance of IT operations.

"Today's business environment holds many opportunities to innovate and operate more efficiently, to compete at the highest level on a global scale", stated Dario Scagliotti, chief information officer, Luxottica.

"Companies such as Luxottica that operate in complex global markets need more flexible processes, applications and technology to support business growth and innovations", stated Howard Hughes, senior vice president and general manager, Enterprise Services - Europe, Middle East and Africa, HP. "HP will use its expertise and proven solutions to further Luxottica's transformation to Cloud computing and allow it to focus more on customers' needs."
Source: HP