SoftwareONE expands its presence to Sri Lanka
Daily FT: SoftwareONE, a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions with service delivery covering 90 countries, recently expanded its presence to Sri Lanka with the view of partnering and enabling companies to holistically transform their commercial, technology and digital business strategies.
With many businesses in Sri Lanka realising the potential of digital transformation across their operations and the increased demand for cloud computing to secure business continuity and optimise efficiency, SoftwareONE’s entry not only marks an ideal timing but also shows the level of confidence and importance it places on Sri Lanka for the strategic business investment.
SoftwareONE’s transformation services focuses on people, processes and performance alike for empowering employee success, reducing IT spends, modernising the core of IT applications and infrastructure, driving intelligent data modernisation and supporting businesses to provide differentiated customer experience in a secure environment. It will also bring industry focused innovative solutions and business advisory services to accelerate digital transformation and enhance the business productivity of its customers. SoftwareONE APAC Regional Lead Raphael Erb said: “Sri Lanka is undoubtedly one of the emerging destinations that is experiencing digital transformation powered by cloud services and solutions. We are excited to have established our presence in this beautiful nation and look forward to proactively overcoming the various challenges businesses face and present them with opportunities to succeed and sustain in their transformational journey.”
SoftwareONE is helping businesses to embrace the immeasurable benefits of cloud computing, data backup, storage, and cost optimisation in their desired multi-cloud environment – be it Azure, AWS or an on-premises data centre. Its well-defined approach and integrated platform with end-to-end value proposition has helped over 10 million users migrate to cloud-based solutions, supporting over 2 million cloud users.
“We will build a world-class team by tapping into the diverse talent pool Sri Lanka possesses. The country’s skills and competencies in the technology sphere continue to be outstanding. We will also actively participate and contribute to numerous knowledge-sharing initiatives and be a thought-leader not just among our customers but also employees, prospects, and industry as a whole,” SoftwareONE Sri Lanka Business Head Shakya Moragaspitiya added.
In addition to providing solutions to customers in Sri Lanka, SoftwareONE will also be building a team of technology and advisory specialists, recognising the country’s high-end, diverse pool of talent known for their excellence in engineering, problem solving and creativity.
Headquartered in Switzerland and listed (SWON) on the SIX Swiss Exchange, SoftwareONE is home to over 8,700 employees encompassing sales, customer success, technology and advisory specialists, providing services to over 65,000 customers worldwide and ability to transact in over 150 countries through its global and regional service delivery centers, and 24/7 support in 13 languages.
Sri Lanka is focused on transforming the country into an e-economy by expanding it’s digital platforms. The ongoing demand for the expansion of the country’s digital platforms have opened many business/investment opportunities in Sri Lanka’s ICT and digital infrastructure development sectors. Therefore, Sri Lanka’s ICT and digital infrastructure development sectors have become hotspots for growing business/investment opportunities. Given the success stories of local businesses engaged in these sectors and the funds flowing in through foreign businesses/investors are indicative of the growing business potential in the sectors. Foreign businesses/investors could therefore explore the growing opportunities in Sri Lanka’s ICT and digital infrastructure development sectors.
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