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IBM and Workday enter cloud-focused strategic partnership

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IBM said Workday has adopted the IBM Cloud as part of a multi-year strategic partnership. IBM Cloud will become the foundation for Workday's development and testing environment.

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As IBM Cloud becomes the primary platform for Workday's development and testing, Workday will continue accelerating the pace of innovation for its applications and services. IBM Cloud will also provide important capacity expansion in support of Workday's growing development and testing requirements.

IBM's global cloud data center presence includes nearly 50 highly scalable and security-rich IBM Cloud datacenters in 17 countries on six continents.

The company delivers enterprise cloud services ranging from analytics and Watson to Blockchain and Internet of Things to provide clients with more choice and flexibility in their digital transformation.

Workday intends to expand the use of IBM Cloud over time beyond development and testing. Today's announcement builds on the IBM and Workday partnership, which includes IBM's global Workday Consulting Services, the 2015 acquisition of Meteorix–a leading Workday services partner–and IBM's own use of Workday Human Capital Management for its global workforce.

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