Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that Palo Alto Networks, the leader in enterprise security, has selected Kinaxis RapidResponse at the company’s operations in North America.
As a growing business, Palo Alto Networks wants to link several business processes in their supply chain to know the cross-functional impacts of decisions before they take action and eliminate uncontrolled spreadsheets in their S&OP process.
To help achieve this kind of advanced visibility, Palo Alto Networks selected RapidResponse to:
achieve a comprehensive view across the global supply chain network
understand the impact of demand and supply changes
drill down to the part level at its contract manufacturers
perform scenario simulations so that decisions are made in complete consideration of other available alternatives
“As a global and fast-moving company, it is critical that we have a single view of our supply chain,” said Vonnie French, vice president, supply chain operations at Palo Alto Networks. “We selected RapidResponse because it is capable of satisfying extensive strategic and operational planning needs.”
“We are very pleased to work with this game-changing enterprise security company,” said John Sicard, chief products officer at Kinaxis. “RapidResponse will provide Palo Alto Networks the solution they need to drive tangible business outcomes, as they orchestrate the value chain from a single system.”
“Bristlecone is a leader in solving supply chain problems using technology enabled process transformation,” said Irfan Khan, president and chief executive officer at Bristlecone. “Working closely with Kinaxis and using our deep industry experience, we are excited to lead the RapidResponse implementation to enable Palo Alto Networks to have a single view of their supply chain.”
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