Mr. Cheah Kok Hoong, Group CEO / Director of Hitachi Sunway Information Systems, agrees. “Because they are delivered through a single interface platform in the cloud, Ariba’s solutions will allow us to quickly and easily consolidate all of our procurement information across functions and divisions with less time, cost and effort,” As the extended IT arm of Sunway group, Hitachi Sunway will apply its skills and expertise to ensure that Ariba’s solutions are properly implemented and optimized, and deliver the capabilities required to effectively achieve the company’s goals.“The economic downturn has taken its toll on the global market for commercial real estate, and created challenges for companies like Sunway,” said Shareen Gongular, Director, Ariba SE Asia. “By embracing the cloud and implementing Ariba’s solutions, Sunway can enable new processes that allow it to anticipate and quickly respond to changes in market conditions and customer demands and maintain its competitive edge.” To learn more about Ariba’s solutions and the value they are delivering to more than 1.5 million companies around the world, visit: www.ariba.com About Sunway Group For four decades, Sunway Group has grown exponentially from a tiny tin-mining company to become one of Malaysia’s property-construction powerhouses, and an influential brand, having established leadership through 12 industries in 40 locations worldwide. Community building, enriching lives, and innovation remain Sunway’s principal tenets as the Group continues to transform lives through its core businesses of Property, Construction, and synergistic businesses of Hospitality, Retail, Leisure, Commercial, Trading & Manufacturing, Building Materials, Quarry, Healthcare, Education and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Underscoring its deep commitment to sustain the communities it builds, Sunway Group supports its communities with its social responsibility endeavors of far-reaching impact championed by Education, Healthcare and Community Aid Reach-out Enriching (C.A.R.E.) programmes. For more information on Sunway Group, please visit www.sunway.com.my About Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Established in April 2013, Hitachi Sunway Information Systems is a joint venture (JV) company of Hitachi Systems, Ltd. and Sunway Technology - to provide IT services in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Its core offerings include Applications (ERP, Supply Chain Optimization), Engineering Solutions (Product Lifecycle Management) and Infrastructure & Managed Services (Systems & Storage, End-to-End Virtualization Solutions, Data Management/Storage, High Availability/Disaster Recovery, ITO Managed Services, Infra/Data/Cloud Security, Wireless Network Infra, Data Center Outsourcing & Cloud Services). The company has established partnerships with leading global technologies provider such as Ariba, Autodesk, Citrix, Commvault, Dell, eLock, Galasys, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, IBM, Infor, NetApp, Netsuite, Oracle, Siemens, Spring Technologies, Symantec, Trend Micro and VMware. Our list of clientele come from various industries, namely Insurance & Financial Services, Automotive, Manufacturing & Distribution, and Construction & Engineering. Headquarter in Malaysia, we also have offices in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines & Vietnam. For more information, visit www.hitachi-sunway-is.com About Ariba, an SAP Company Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. Join them at: www.ariba.com About SAP As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. 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