Raytheon Technologies partners with Microsoft to accelerate key business priorities through cloud adoption

The cloud-based approach optimizes business operations and delivers new forms of customer benefit

REDMOND, Washington., November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Technologies deepens its collaboration with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to equip the aerospace and defense company’s workforce with cloud-based tools, technologies and platforms to improve collaboration, streamline operations and uncover intelligent insights that drive more value for customers .

The effort includes co-development of features, as well as the use by Raytheon Technologies of existing or modified versions of popular Microsoft solutions such as Microsoft Teams. It is part of the corporate strategy to streamline operations and give employees worldwide access to standardized digital tools.

“At Raytheon Technologies, our people and customers are at the heart of everything we do,” he said Vince Campisi, chief digital officer and senior vice president of enterprise services for Raytheon Technologies. “Strategic partnerships like these accelerate our goal of harnessing the power of digital transformation to support business growth, drive operational excellence and empower our people with the tools they need to be productive anywhere.”

Leverage the cloud to drive collaboration, efficiency, and speed to market

The move to Microsoft 365 has helped Raytheon Technologies reduce its landscape of email and communications platforms by more than 90%, making it easier for employees to work effectively in a variety of environments, including on-premises and remote jobs in 40 countries. The extensible capabilities of Microsoft 365 will help Raytheon Technologies meet its unique needs as a large, international company in a highly regulated industry.

The collaboration will support Raytheon Technologies’ ongoing efforts to reduce its data center footprint by 60%, resulting in faster time-to-market of products, continuous automation of applications, and overall greater efficiency, data security and scalability.

Creating data-driven insights to deliver new forms of customer value

Raytheon Technologies leverages Microsoft Azure to enhance data-driven insights to deliver new forms of customer value through predictive analytics, helping customers stay ahead of potential challenges before they arise.

“The cloud is a huge contributor to Raytheon Technologies’ strategy of driving innovation and growth combined with operational excellence,” he said Deb Cup, President, Microsoft USA. “We’re excited to partner with them as we move to Azure and Microsoft 365 for seamless, secure collaboration, insights into integrated data platforms, data center consolidation, and faster time-to-market for products and services. Through our shared operating model, we remain committed to supporting Raytheon in their digital transformation journey.”

About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company providing advanced systems and services to commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With four industry-leading companies – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense – the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries of avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonic and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the merger of Raytheon Company and the aerospace business of United Technologies Corporation, is headquartered in Arlington, Va.

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