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K-Electric signs agreement with SAP to enhance productivity

Islamabad, 22 January, 2024 (GNP): K-Electric has decided to upgrade its SAP platform to S/4HANA Rise which is a Cloud Computing SAP software. The purpose of this data migration on cloud is to enhance the overall productivity of the company.

The agreement was signed between Systems Limited, SAP and K-Electric, during SAP’s Discovery Day event, held in Karachi. K-Electric will shift the entire SAP landscape onto the Cloud, making it one of the largest data migrations in the region.

Technology advancements and sustainability are part of K-Electric’s Investment Plan 2030. This strategic initiative, will add further layers of security to heavy and sensitive data, enhancing productivity of operations while enabling them to significantly expedite their clients’ transformation journey.

Moonis Alvi, Chief Executive Officer, K-Electric; stated, “At K-Electric, we remain committed to placing our customers at the heart of all our endeavors.

As the sole vertically integrated enterprise in Pakistan’s power sector, we hold the distinctive capacity to generate, transmit, and distribute power to our extensive customer base.

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The signing of this agreement with SAP and Systems Limited, marks a pivotal milestone, heralding the most expansive data migration within the regional power sector.”

He further elaborated that this landmark endeavor promises preservation of vital resources of housing data and enhancing operational efficiency among the ground personnel, consequently elevating the overall customer experience across all service centers.

Asif Peer, Group CEO & MD, Systems Limited, further commented, “Our association with K-Electric in this monumental and substantial data migration stands as a source of immense pride, underscoring the dedication and proficiency of our adept team.

Undoubtedly, this represents a turning point for K-Electric operations and our responsibilities and adds to SAP’s achievements in Pakistan.”

Sharing his thoughts, Saquib Ahmad, Managing Director, SAP Pakistan, Iraq, and Afghanistan, remarked, “This agreement stands as a significant triumph for SAP’s contribution to the digital transformation of Pakistan and marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of Pakistan’s energy utility sector.

SAP’s globally acclaimed Cloud Solutions are poised to empower K-Electric with enhanced oversight and elevated service standards, ushering in a new era of operational excellence.”

SAP solutions have provided ease in business operations, with increased transparency and customized solutions to the requirements of the company. Systems Limited will be deploying the state-of-the-art S/4HANA Cloud computing system at K-Electric