Enhance in-store customer experience

Reduce truck-roll costs and innovate faster with single-pane infrastructure management for thousands of sites.

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Platform9 Retail Edge

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Six reasons
Why your retail edge implementations are struggling

Challenges faced by our customers before they transition to Platform9.

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Can’t get innovative customer experiences to stores fast enough

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In-store infrastructure management requires technicians on-site

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No easy way to manage 1000s of sites from one central location

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Latency and reliability are impacting customer satisfaction

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Apps are in VMs and containers, doubling ops and license costs

Icon: Revenue Goals

Hitting revenue goals is hindered without local data and app support

European retailer adopts Platform9 for agile DevOps, unifying businesses with shared digital platform

  • Scaled to handle a 10x increase in online orders
  • Fostered agile development for innovative app creation
  • Company-wide cloud native, microservices strategy
Case Study
The enormous business value of Platform9 is that distributed teams can develop and deploy services, change order processes, or even set up new stores in days instead of weeks —or months.”
David Grainger

Digital Platforms Manager, Kingfisher PLC

Platform9 revolutionizes retail: Uniting 1000s of stores into one seamless global cloud network

Effortlessly build and deploy reliable in-store retail applications

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Customer-facing apps

POS, network video recorders, intelligent order processing

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DevOps tools, AI/ML, and data services

CI/CD tool chains, databases, analytics

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Automated app deployment framework

Helm, API, CLI, Terraform

Streamline your store infrastructure with seamless automation

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Centralized monitoring and logging

Prometheus, Grafana, Alert manager, EFK

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Automated deployment of Kubernetes & virtualization stacks

Manage and run VMs and containers in each store

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Automated deployment of OS on store bare metal servers

using PXE, IPXE, and IPMI

Benefits of Platform9

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Accelerate in-store software delivery

Operationalize edge cloud in days instead of months
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Run traditional apps alongside cloud-native

Maintain edge location with little additional staffing. Reduce time spent on low level infrastructure tasks and special skills.
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Minimize per-store costs and global operational complexity

Leverage existing or 3rd party hardware in edge location
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Centrally manage all stores as edge of your cloud

Manage each edge as Cloudlet with complete remote management
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Increase reliability of infrastructure resources

Use our Always On Assurance™ service to ensure reliability and availability of the retail cloud
Icon: Reduced Operational Costs

Cost savings for IT resource on-site

Use our Zero Touch provisioning all the way from HW to Running Retail Edge Store in minutes

Save money with remote store deployments

Platform9 transforms each store into a software-defined mini-cloud and then abstracts 1000s of geographically distributed regions and stores into a single shared global cloud.

Resources for retail innovation

Retailers guide to software-defined stores with Kubernetes

Retailers guide to software-defined stores with Kubernetes

How retail technology leaders should architect software-driven stores

How retail technology leaders should architect software-driven stores

Platform9 boosts global food retailer’s store digitization by 2 years

Platform9 boosts global food retailer’s store digitization by 2 years

Reduce on-site maintenance and streamline store operations

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