Birlasoft emerges as a new Leader in Enterprise Digital

Birlasoft emerges as a new Leader in Enterprise Digital

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Kolkata, Mar 12 : Birlasoft, part of the USD 2 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has completed its previously announced merger with the IT Services division of KPIT to create a new leader in the Enterprise Digital sector.

The combined entity known as ‘Birlasoft Limited’ is a mid-tier RsUSD 500 million company, listed on the Indian stock exchanges as BSOFT. This strategic coming

together of two respected IT companies, will fuel innovation and provide substantial benefits to the customers and partners, as it combines Domain, Enterprise and Digital Technologies to deliver Transformative solutions.

Amita Birla, Chairman, Birlasoft & Co-Chairman, the CK Birla Group, said, “Our businesses are highly complementary and strategic. By combining the tremendous strength of KPIT’s IT business, particularly in SAP, Oracle, JDE and other related areas of manufacturing with Birlasoft’s core strengths in Custom Application Development and Maintenance in Digital, Sales Force, Data Analytics and Testing,

combined with leading edge Consulting capability, we are now poised to deliver a much wider suite of capabilities." "Birlasoft began its most recent transformative journey by adding competence  and capability to its leadership team four years ago, and now as a result of this  merger, we will have significant Enterprise Digital capability in Automotive, Banking  (BFSI), Communications, Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy, Life Sciences & Manufacturing,” she added.

Commenting on the development, Anjan Lahiri, Managing Director and Chief  Executive Officer, Birlasoft said, “Digital transformation is profoundly changing the way enterprises are run today as companies look to create business networks of  the future and deliver real time value to their customers. With our sizeable installed  base of customers, Birlasoft is uniquely positioned to help customers unlock their digital potential.”

He further stated that “Our employees have been the DNA of our success and  we're excited to merge the talent, experience, and capabilities of both teams.”

From a client perspective Birlasoft’s award winning ERP expertise, coupled with the capability in Product Lifecycle Management, Analytics, RPA (Robotic Process  Automation), Digital Portals, User Experience, IoT, Cloud plus Digital  Transformation & Advisory services will enable them to drive optimal business  outcomes.

Birlasoft was previously named as Partner of the Year in Customer Experience by  SAP for 2019 and named one of the Top 20 Oracle AMS providers by Gartner. Dharmender Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer, Birlasoft who has been instrumental  in navigating the growth of Birlasoft and also the integration process adds, “If one  looks at the portfolio of clients, capabilities and offerings, there is very little overlap between both entities. We have created a unique blend and strength of enterprise  solutions and digital capabilities that will enable clients digitalize and transform their  systems through multiple interventions such as customer experience, connected  devices, predictive analytics through automation and machine learning.” (UNI)