Vestel Elektronik – preparing for growth in emerging markets with SAP systems in the IBM Cloud
About: Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Manisa, Turkey, Vestel is a leading producer of consumer electronics. Employing approximately 16,000 people, the company is a subsidiary of the Zorlu Group and generates annual revenues equivalent to approximately USD 3.4 billion.
The Need: Vestel Elektronik wanted to facilitate future expansion into fast-growing Central European markets. How could it minimize cost, risk and time-to-market when opening new business units?
The Solution: Vestel Elektronik designed integrated business processes supported by SAP ERP applications managed in the IBMŸ Cloud, and is consolidating its Italy, Spain and UK operations on the new platform.
- Six month implementation enabled Vestel Elektronik to meet tight deadlines for deploying SAP ERP applications in the cloud.
- Integrates Vestel Elektronik’s business operations across Europe on a single cloud platform, helping group companies to share best practices and boost operational efficiency.
- Shrinks costs and eliminates management requirements by transitioning to a managed-services model—helping Europe business units to focus on core competencies.
- Facilitates future expansion into emerging markets with re-usable templates for core business processes.
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