Tyco Retail Solutions, Boca Raton, Fla., announced a collaboration with Google Cloud to strengthen its market leadership in next-generation, real-time analytics and store execution and performance solutions. The Google Cloud platform provides a future proof infrastructure with global scale, security and high performance for Tyco Retail’s global retail customers.

This collaboration will deliver use cases marrying real-time edge intelligence and decision-making with core cloud computing.

The initial phase of the partnership integrates Tyco’s real-time data intelligence and application capabilities across store inventory, loss prevention and traffic on the Google Cloud platform for fast, consistent, scalable performance and measurable retailer value. This integration will provide retailers with a real-time view into accurate inventory availability for unified commerce fulfillment as well as in-store traffic data and insights for improved customer engagement. The new Google Cloud-based service for store shrink management enables retailers to enhance productivity and increase reliability and performance of EAS systems for a new generation of innovative loss prevention. In addition, retailers will be able to incorporate external market, customer and retail data from Google Analytics and Tyco into the new extensible analytics platform for unmatched retail insights.

The Google Cloud platform provides a highly flexible infrastructure with state-of-the-art security and data protection. It allows for simple deployment, rapid development and cost-effective use. Tyco Retail will tap into Google Cloud’s big data and machine learning solutions to build better products and fuel amazing new solutions.

“We are excited to partner with Google Cloud and offer retailers our highly predictive analytics and innovative solutions through leading edge technology with the Google Cloud platform,” says Amin Shahidi, vice president of strategy, Tyco Retail Solutions. “With best-in-class people, processes and technologies, together we can deliver cutting-edge insights for strategic retail outcomes.”