Nieuwegein - 27 juli 2018 Lely is an international family business in the agricultural sector that continuously works on delivering innovative solutions. The business was established in 1948 with the goal of making farmer’s lives easier throughout the world and of working together towards a sustainable, profitable future. In February 2018, the eXellerate program began with a selection process for an innovative Cloud Service Provider. Sentia was selected as Lely’s chosen strategic partner in late May.
On July 3rd, Ronald Eikelenboom (Lely’s CFO) and Rick van Schaik (Managing Director Sentia Netherlands) signed the strategic partnership agreement in Maassluis and the partnership was formally launched. With this eXellerate program, Lely sought an experienced partner to assist in the digital transformation of its organization. Sentia will migrate Lely’s datacenters, consisting of over 160 applications, to an innovative and safe public cloud platform.
“In Sentia, Lely has found a strategic and proactive partner with outstanding innovative expertise. Such experience with innovative platforms on public cloud means we can confidently enter into this project with Sentia and bring our data security and continuity goals to an even higher level.” - Ronald Eikelenboom, CFO of Lely
"At Sentia, we are proud to work for a leading company like Lely, an organization that is renowned globally in its sector. The innovation Lely brings to the agriculture industry can now be supported with our cloud expertise." - Rick van Schaik, Managing Director, Sentia Netherlands