NTT DATA, a publicly-traded company majority-owned by NTT, is a Global IT Innovator delivering technology-enabled services and solutions. By combining the expertise and resources from a group of companies in Japan and overseas, NTT DATA Group is now moving forward with its Global One Team Initiative brand as “One NTT DATA”.
NTT DATA Group is expanding its presence in Thailand through itelligence AG’s, a subsidiary of the company and a SAP Platinum Partner, acquisition of ISS Consulting, a management and technology consulting firm that specializes in the implementation of SAP and SAP related products including E-commerce with offices in Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
As one of leading SAP consulting firms across Thailand, ISS Consulting focuses on manufacturing, automotive, retail, and food and beverage industry sectors employing around 250 people. The company specializes in S/4 HANA, C/4 HANA, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP Ariba, in addition to SAP HANA Cloud, SAP Business By Design and help desk support.
Meanwhile, itelligence AG has been a partner of SAP with 30 years of experience in global SAP and Information Technology consulting services for the mid-market, providing support and implementation of SAP cloud and platform applications. The company is part of the global NTT Data group and employs over 8,000 people across 25 countries. In 2008, SAP has completed acquisition of itelligence AG as a result of the tender offer in the German market.
Sharath Burla, CEO of NTT DATA Business Solutions APAC, said,
“Customers in the South East Asia region will now have even better access to outstanding SAP expertise, a fact that will ultimately be reflected in jointly developed innovative systems.”
She specifically mentioned Japanese and multinational companies, are either based or produce in Thailand, to benefit from the collaboration.
“This acquisition will also generate an increased cross-selling potential for ISS Consulting and NTT DATA Business Solutions (joint product development)”, Burla added. “With this share acquisition, itelligence is in turn also intensifying its partnership with SAP Asia Pacific, in general, and with SAP Thailand, in particular.”
Norbert Rotter, President and CEO of NTT Data Business Solutions and CEO of itelligence AG, expressed how the companies regard its new alliance with ISS Consulting of high strategic importance, taking advantage of SAP’s strong and fast-growing SAP Market in Thailand at this time.
“Our investment in ISS Consulting further demonstrates our commitment to becoming the leading SAP service provider in the Asian Pacific region. ISS Consulting’s significant industry know-how in the manufacturing, automotive supplier and food sectors makes the company a perfect fit for the itelligence group.”
The acquisition is expected to close in September 2019, which will also enable NTT Data Business Solutions to expand across Indochina.
About itelligence AG
itelligence AG, founded in 1989, is an NTT DATA company that focuses on SAP solutions, such as SAP S/4HANA and SAP C/4HANA implementations, including migrations. As a global SAP Platinum Partner, the company connects with SAP from developer to CEO, engages in board-level dialog, and influences the latest business management software.
Their Trust Model unites industry expertise, local proximity, global capabilities, and people values among 60 teams, within 22 service locations across 6 industries. The company has been in the industry for 30 years.
About ISS Consulting
ISS Consulting, founded in 1997 by a group of highly experienced SAP Consultants headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, is a management and technology-consulting firm that specializes in the implementation of SAP and SAP related products including E-commerce. The company has been listed on the ACE Market, Bursa Malaysia in 2006 and, currently, has more than 300 SAP experts in various industries, has successfully implemented over 200 SAP projects, and has 300 SAP experts across Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. ISS Consulting (Thailand) Ltd., based in Bangkok, offers an extensive range of solutions in Enterprise in Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP ERP), SAP S/4HANA and Cloud Solution with digital transformation.