Wipro inks IT deal with Saudi Electricity Co to deploy SAP ERP application

Wipro Arabia announced its It deal with Saudi Electricity (SEC) to deploy SAP ERP application for SEC’s distribution business line across KSA.

SEC, the largest power utility company in the Middle East serving approximately 5 million customers in the KSA, will benefit from the plant maintenance and project system functionality of the SAP ERP application.

Mohammad A Al-Nahari – NEBRAS Program Executive Director, SEC, said, “With this program, we will be able to scale up our operations in a significant way and seamlessly manage our distribution networks.”

The SAP project is expected to enable the power utility company to have an integrated system that offers centralized and standardized processes across its plants to help ensure uptime of distribution networks, expense controls and effective utilization of assets.

The IT services company plans to implement integrated bilingual (Arabic/English) solution, which will allow SEC to methodically migrate existing data from current digitized and manually maintained systems to SAP ERP.

The SAP ERP-based system is expected to go live in the next 10 months and is designed to enable SEC to serve customers better by increasing availability of assets due to increased uptime.

In addition, the solution will bring all of Saudi Arabia onto a single and standardized platform to streamline operations and increase operational and financial efficiencies. It will provide the company with the necessary visibility and planning capabilities needed for maintenance activities to keep slippage in check on vital maintenance schedules.

Thomas George, general manager and head, Wipro Arabia Ltd., said, “We are partnering with SEC in this transformational initiative to enhance its effectiveness and competitiveness in the market by deploying  the SAP ERP solution and delivering efficient IT services.”

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