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Capgemini inks an IT Deal With Bayer for Digital Transformation

Capgemini Inks IT Deal With Bayer for Digital transformation

Capgemini has recently won a six-year digital transformation deal from the German Pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG. The deal is going to be estimated at around 1 Billion Euros.

The deal is set to be effective from January 2020, and more than 500 IT engineers from the Bayer's Technology office will join Capgemini.

The Capgemini which has 100000 strong workforces based out of India, will change the Bayer’s IT infrastructure by migrating workloads to the cloud, said the announcement.

With the rapidly advancing and evolving technology landscape, even the large enterprises are increasingly looking at outsourcing their technology research that has deeper expertise as well as the engineers with much more advanced technical skills in emerging technologies like analytics, automation, and AI.

Executive Opinion

Chief Information Officer at Bayer, Daniel Hartert, said, "Major IT companies like Capgemini are able to realize scale effects and have an innovative power that we want to benefit from. We will focus our internal IT competencies on generating value for our businesses in the Life Science industry by providing differentiating solutions in an increasingly digital world."

CEO of the Europe Strategic Business Unit at Capgemini and Member of the Group Executive Board, Olivier Sevillia, said, “Our long term partnership and deep commitment to Bayer has resulted in us being able to take our collaboration to the next level with this landmark deal, that draws on capabilities from across the Group. We are now looking forward to delivering a cloud-first strategy at Bayer to support the business in achieving its strategic goals and Bayer’s 2022 transformation plan”.

More about the Capgemini and Bayer transformation deal

According to the announcement, Capgemini will run Bayer AG's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, analytics or business intelligence domain management functions. The company will also transform Bayer's IT infrastructure as well as digitize the pharma firm's entire supplier ecosystem.

The IT transformation includes public  Cloud transformation,  Unified  Communications, and end to end Service Integration.

Bayer, as of now employs more than 4500 IT employees across the globe. The organization is looking to reduce costs and accelerate more digitization.

Update: This post is updated to correct a few story tags


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