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Kuwait group signs up CSC as software partner

Kuwait, May 30, 2012

Combined Group Contracting, a leading engineering and construction company based in Kuwait, has signed up CSC, a leading systems integrator, as its new SAP implementation partner.

CSC, headquartered in Virginia (US), is a global  leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services.

As per the deal, CSC will leverage its partnership with SAP as a global services partner and its domain expertise in the engineering and construction industry to help CGC implement several core modules of SAP.

These include finance, project systems, materials management, sales & distribution, customer services, plant maintenance, quality management, human resource and payroll, production planning and document management system with business analytics reporting.

Work will be delivered by CSC India, with a team of SAP consultants from CGC's offices in Kuwait and the CSC India offshore delivery centre. The contract was signed in the fourth quarter of CSC fiscal year 2012, said a senior official.

Alok Bapna, general manager, regional sales, Middle East, CSC, said: 'We are extremely proud of this partnership with CGC, a credible and established player in the region. Together with SAP we will help CGC seamlessly transition to a more efficient, flexible organization that is poised for future growth.'

On the partnership, Tarif Al-Bitar, deputy CEO, systems development and projects support, CGC, said: 'We selected CSC as our partner based on their ability to deliver SAP solutions not only in Kuwait but on a global scale. Their longstanding experience with the engineering and construction industry was also a major factor in our decision.'

Commenting on the deal, Mazen Jabri, head of ecosystem and channels, SAP Mena, said: 'Kuwait is full of promise for SAP and the reference of a client like CGC is a testament to the impact our solutions can bring to the market.'

'The credibility CGC gives to our go to market in collaboration with CSC, one of the largest systems integrators in the world, will be of significant value moving forward,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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