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TCS wins Outokumpu digital transformation mandate

said on Tuesday that it has been selected by Outokumpu, a global sustainable stainless steel manufacturer, to transform its IT landscape with an agile and secure cloud-based digital core to reduce its carbon footprint and support its strategic aspirations.

Headquartered in Finland and operating in more than 30 countries with around 9,000 employees, Outokumpu has entered into a multi-year strategic partnership with

to build a next-generation hybrid cloud platform.

“TCS’ deep and contextual understanding of the steel industry and cloud-first approach enables us to improve our productivity and profitability as well as achieve our sustainability targets,” said Stefan Erdmann, Chief Technology Officer, Outokumpu.

TCS will support Outokumpu in building a new digital core using technologies such as cloud, data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It will transform and migrate the steel-maker’s mission-critical manufacturing operations systems and core SAP systems to a new hybrid cloud architecture using Azure. Additionally, TCS will deploy new digital end-user services that will cater to the differentiated needs of Outokumpu’s business units while reducing its carbon footprint.

“This partnership represents an expansion of TCS’ footprint in the Finnish manufacturing sector, further strengthening our position as a growth and transformation partner in the region,” said Subhadipta Samantray, Country Head, TCS Finland.

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