Yesterday, Microsoft (MSFT) formed a strategic partnership with Walmart (WMT). Under the terms of the five-year agreement, the retail giant gets the opportunity to use Microsoft’s Azure cloud, AI, Office 365, and IoT (Internet of Things) to improve its retail performance. Walmart plans to shift many applications to the Azure platform. It also plans to move walmart.com and samsclub.com to the cloud, allowing the retail giant to maintain a huge database of customers with a secure platform.
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