At last month’s live Cloud Wars Expo, Acceleration Economy analyst Kenny Mullican hosted the Industry Cloud Battleground track focused on cloud solutions to common manufacturing challenges. Each of its 20-minute presentations came from big Cloud Wars Top 10 vendors such as Google Cloud, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP.
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00:14 — Acceleration Economy Analyst Kenny Mullican hosted the Manufacturing Industry battleground track at the live Cloud Wars Expo event in June. Each of the participating companies was asked the same five questions about cloud tech and application, drawn from common concerns expressed by CXOs within the manufacturing vertical.
01:00 — The first company to present its solutions to these specific manufacturing challenges was Microsoft, represented by Colin Masson and Guy Bursell. Microsoft focused on AI, collaboration, ERP systems, and its Azure cybersecurity products.
01:38 — Oracle‘s Geoffroy de Carbonnel, Google Cloud‘s Simon Floyd, and IBM‘s Utpal Mangla each took their turn in front of a live audience, fielding manufacturing questions and describing unique methods of applying cloud technology to optimize manufacturing processes.
02:28 — IBM’s presentation placed an emphasis on hybrid cloud systems.
02:52 — Sayan Bose delivered SAP‘s manufacturing solutions alongside TeamViewer AR’s Percy Stocker in a unique collaborative presentation showcasing the mutually beneficial partnership of SAP’s cloud product line and TeamViewer’s wearable AR gear.
03:53 — Having these industry leaders present solutions in an up-close and personal manner while allowing for questions and follow-up discussions is a rarity.