Global IT service provider Tata Consultancy Services
(TCS) has signed a five-year, $16 million information
technology service contract with AGL Energy Limited (AGL),
Australia''s largest retailer of gas and electricity.
the agreement, TCS will manage and support all SAP applications
for AGL. This includes AGL''s existing SAP ERP system and
the SAP industry solution for utilities, which is currently
contract, part of a major technology overhaul at AGL,
will allow it to cut down workforce and significantly
and reduce the cost of operations, saving the Australian
company an annual $12 million for five years.
decision to outsource our applications management and
upgrade our systems is in line with AGL''s strategy to
streamline business operations and offer a competitive
service. TCS was selected because of their SAP skills,
energy and utilities domain knowledge, proven track record
in technology innovations and mature methodologies,"
Paul Anthony, managing director of AGL, said.
is delighted to be associated with AGL. This engagement
underscores our capabilities in the Asia Pacific energy
and utilities markets. It is supported by our global network
delivery model, global alliance network and our large
regional presence," said Girija Pande, EVP and regional
director for TCS Asia Pacific.
has a strong presence in Australia and New Zealand and
has been operating in the region for the last 25 years.
In 2006, TCS won a $97 million contract with Qantas Airways
and acquired a leading Australian consulting unit to broaden
its consulting offerings to Australian customers. Today,
with over 1,400 professionals, TCS provides services to
large customers in Australia.