DXC Technology in long-term managed services agreement with Sime Darby
By Digital News Asia May 3, 2019
- Will enhance HR, Finance & Accounting and IT services at Sime Darby
- SDGSC will be fully integrated into the BPS and delivery operations of DXC Malaysia
DXC Technology, an independent, end-to-end IT services company, has expanded its presence in Asia by signing a long-term managed services agreement with Sime Darby Bhd.
The agreement will enhance HR, Finance & Accounting and IT services across Sime Darby’s businesses in the industrial, motors, logistics and healthcare space. As part of the agreement, DXC will acquire Sime Darby Global Services Centre (SDGSC), the captive in-house provider of its HR, Finance & Accounting and IT services.
“Organisations today are looking to capitalise on new technology trends and opportunities to help drive business outcomes,” said Edward Ho, executive vice president and general manager, Offerings, DXC Technology.
“This engagement with Sime Darby solidifies DXC’s position as a leading global BPS player, aligns with our strategic growth objectives and helps accelerate innovation for clients in Asia.”
“DXC Technology has innate market presence across Asia, with Malaysia serving as a strategic capability hub,” said DXC Technology Asia vice president and general manager Koushik Radhakrishnan.
“DXC demonstrates its agility by tailoring specific solutions for each market. As customers extend their digital scale, the managed services agreement with Sime Darby and acquisition of Sime Darby Global Services Centre (SDGSC) will enhance our relevance to our clients in Asia and support enterprises transitioning to the digital economy. It also provides an opportunity to the great talent at SDGSC to engage at scale and grow their careers with DXC.”
SDGSC, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has deep domain knowledge of markets across Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Africa. Coupled with DXC’s global expertise, SDGSC will continue to drive innovation and offer a global gold standard in the Business Process Services market.
SDGSC will be fully integrated into the BPS and delivery operations of DXC Malaysia.
“The Global Services Centre has served Sime Darby well in enhancing efficiency and productivity improvements since 2008. By becoming a part of DXC Technology, a global technology leader, it is expected to further drive productivity gains for the organization,” said Sime Darby group chief executive officer Jeffri Salim Davidson.