Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG Selects DXC Technology for Move to Cloud to Modernize Mission-Critical IT and Integrate Digital Solutions
Cloud-based solution with enhanced SAP S/4HANA to streamline and enhance operations
Bangkok, Thailand, 29 September 2021 - DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) today announced the successful upgrade and migration to a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for Cement-Building Materials Business of Siam Cement Group (SCG). Under terms of the agreement, DXC will build on the Google Cloud’s platform to support Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG on their SAP S/4HANA cloud transformation journey over the next five years.
SCG (Siam Cement Group) a leading business conglomerate in ASEAN, is the largest and oldest cement and building material company in Thailand and Southeast Asia. Cement-Building Materials Business, which is one of three core business units of SCG, is focused on cement and concrete product manufacturing and distribution. The company and DXC Technology have worked together for more than ten years on infrastructure/ outsourcing managed services, private cloud managed services and security including application implementation and support.
Operating its business on multiple instances of SAP ERP applications, Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG needed sharper enterprise-wide visibility across its business functions. With a focused approach defined by DXC, the shift from on-premises infrastructure to Google Cloud’s platform delivered:
- Faster deployment to the cloud with minimal disruption to the user community of Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG;
- The ability to scale its ERP systems up and down to meet changes in customer demands and data volumes; and
- Consolidate SAP instances, by migrating SAP workloads to Google Cloud (with Platform as a Service), accessible across the Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG network, spread across 33 companies in 14 countries.
“The construction industry in ASEAN is at an inflection point, with customer mindsets and priorities changing as we all adapt to the new-normal,” said Khun Tharinee Chucharoen, Digital Technology Manager - Regional Business, Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG. “Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG turned to digital technology and cloud to help us stay ahead of competition in the cement and building materials business. Along with a trusted partner in DXC Technology, well entrenched within our IT estate, helped us accelerate our digital transformation strategy with a cost-effective approach.”
Since implementation, the new cloud-based solution has put in place efficiencies that has enabled 1000 Cement-Building Materials Business employees to use the integrated solution across finance, sales, supply chain, sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, and production planning.
“By implementing a cloud-based solution in this way, Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG was able to maximize the value from their move to cloud. This engagement demonstrates the strength of DXC capabilities across the Enterprise Technology Stack and our ability to move applications to cloud the right way to realize value on customer investments,” said Apichart Arunkunarax, Managing Director DXC Thailand. “We are delighted to continue to work with Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG to help them navigate and succeed on their cloud transformation journey.”
Phase Two of the partnership will see on-boarding of SAP 4.7 entities onto a harmonized SAP S/4HANA platform to take advantage of new high-speed system and innovation, as part of the project roadmap.
“SAP and DXC have been strategic partners, working together over the years.” said Atul Tuli, Managing Director of SAP Indochina. “Move to cloud will help Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG leverage recognition of SAP S/4HANA, an intelligent ERP solution across cloud, working in harmony to unlock new levels of performance across an organization. It will also help Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG take advantage of new opportunities and manage dynamic market environments. We are glad to collaborate with DXC to help Cement-Building Materials Business of SCG foster stronger innovation within the company.” Atul added.
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