Army shifts logistics data to IBM cloud

cloud_network_0The U.S. Army is using the IBM Hybrid Cloud to run the busy logistics system of the Army Materiel Command, known as LOGSA, which processes more than 40 million transactions per day.

LOGSA (for Logistics Support Activity) is home to the Army’s Logistics Information Warehouse, which provides logistics and business analytics services to more than 65,000 users, and is described by the Army as the “backbone of its logistics support hub.”

IBM’s work for LOGSA goes back to 2012. The move to the cloud took place over the course of last year, and the Army added a layer of business analytics to the mix as part of a $60 million modification to an existing IBM contract made in December 2014.

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