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Case Study

Managing a pharma company’s complex cloud transformation

A global pharmaceuticals company was looking to cut IT costs and operate in a more agile way.

We supported a five-year, $600m cloud transformation, working directly with systems integrators and service providers to define technical standards, manage risk, and ensure commercial objectives were met.

Our new cloud transformation strategy delivered $30m+ run-rate savings.

What we did:

  • Managed a complex cloud transformation for 1,400+ apps and ten data centers
  • Negotiated with technical vendors, co-creating partnership principles and minimum technical standards
  • Advised the client on contracts, deal structure, risks and financial outcomes
  • Delivered remotely during COVID-19 pandemic

Impact

$300m+

addressable baseline identified

$40m

in potential discounts from service providers

33%

of total commitment made conditional

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