10/12/2022, 11:16 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Mercedes-Benz partners with Microsoft on data platform

Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft Corp. announced on Wednesday a collaboration on making car production "more efficient, resilient and sustainable" with the new MO360 Data Platform that will connect around 30 of its plants to the Microsoft Cloud.

The companies noted the platform is already available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and will be deployed in the United States and China soon. "This unified data platform is standardized on Microsoft Azure, providing Mercedes-Benz with flexibility and cloud computing power to run artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics at global scale while addressing cybersecurity and compliance standards across regions," Microsoft and Mercedes-Benz stated in a press release.

According to the press release, the platform will help optimize production processes and identify and solve potential supply chain bottlenecks. The partnership is expected to increase vehicle production efficiency by 20% by 2025.

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