SINGAPORE, September 18, 2023 — Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider, and BreadTalk Group expanded their existing partnership to further improve the firm’s infrastructure and scalability. This partnership will see the deployment of a single point of IT infrastructure control for BreadTalk Group by using AWS cloud to streamline the running of diverse applications across business areas, built on various cloud platforms and on-premise environments.
BreadTalk, a home-grown brand started in 2000 as an innovative and forward-thinking bakery, has since grown rapidly into an award-winning multi-brand food and beverage company with global footprints in bakery, restaurant and food atrium spaces. Today, the Group operates close to 700 outlets in 16 markets, including Greater China, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, United Kingdom and India.
Partners like Kyndryl and AWS are vital in supporting the company’s IT modernization journey and global expansion.
The partnership will enable the company to upgrade its IT architecture in an era of intense change, where the food and beverages sector is gearing up for transformation to meet new and evolving digital and sustainability ambitions globally. In close collaboration with Kyndryl, BreadTalk Group recently migrated its workloads to AWS cloud and took its first steps towards transforming mission-critical systems to a modern and flexible cloud environment.
“BreadTalk Group stands proud as a household brand in the global arena, and we are delighted to partner with Kyndryl on our transformative journey as we continue to drive sustainable development through the migration of technologies. As we modernize our IT infrastructure with Kyndryl’s strategic guidance coupled with AWS’ leading technologies, we are confident that this strategic investment will be able to create meaningful value for the Group and for our customers and employees,” said Lim Eng Thai, Vice President of Information Technology, BreadTalk Group.
Since 2021, Kyndryl has continuously strived to enhance BreadTalk Group’s processes and build an efficient data management system to manage its workflow. Kyndryl and BreadTalk Group have worked together to adopt managed services for business-critical processes while formulating strategies to modernize BreadTalk Group’s data infrastructure. This modernized cloud strategy, combined with Kyndryl’s advanced expertise in identifying the right tech stack for BreadTalk Group, will lay the foundation for a resilient and optimal solution that will improve workforce efficiency, enhance security measures, and enable better operational control for the company.
“Kyndryl is pleased to continue our partnership with BreadTalk Group as they embark on their modernization journey. By providing our expertise in cloud migration and offering top-notch managed services, we aim to enable seamless scalability, enhanced cost-efficiency and unparalleled performance, propelling the business to new heights of success. With our collaborative efforts, we are confident that BreadTalk Group will remain at the forefront of an increasingly competitive business landscape,” said Andrew Lim, Managing Director, Kyndryl ASEAN.
About BreadTalk Group
Founded as a bakery brand in Singapore in 2000, BreadTalk Group has rapidly expanded to become an award-winning F&B Group that has established its footprints on the world stage with its bakery, restaurant and food atrium concepts. With close to 700 retail stores spread across 16 markets in Asia, Middle East and United Kingdom, its brand portfolio comprises of directly-owned brands such as BreadTalk, Toast Box, Food Republic, Food Junction, Butter Bean, Sō Ramen, Thye Moh Chan and partner brands such as Din Tai Fung, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh, and Wu Pao Chun Bakery.
The Group has a network of owned and franchised bakery outlets in markets across Asia and the Middle East. It also operates the world-renowned Din Tai Fung restaurants in Singapore, Thailand and London as well as the award-winning Food Republic food atrium in markets such as Singapore, Thailand, China, China-Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
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Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider serving thousands of enterprise customers in more than 60 countries. The company designs, builds, manages, and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.