A global specialty chemicals company wanted robust IT support across its applications landscape.

The company’s legacy systems ran archaic applications and lacked integration with multiple applications performing the same business process.

Infosys undertook global application management services for SAP and non-SAP applications and adopted a managed services model for application support.

Key Challenges

    The company faced several challenges:

  • Legacy applications running on outdated technology posed business risks
  • Processes required manual intervention and high cost of ownership

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The Solution

Application management ecosystem in a managed services model provides robust IT support

Infosys established an ecosystem for robust application development and maintenance to transform application management at the global specialty chemicals company.

Our team managed SAP as well as non-SAP applications across North and South America, the Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions in a 24x7 managed services model.

Infosys developed and delivered more than 100 application information documents during the transition phase, and created a knowledge management portal. Our team established a joint Service Integration and Management office focusing on IT infrastructure library (ITIL) process integration and standardization.

Application transformation enables seamless collaboration among global teams

  • SAP Enhancement Package (EHP) upgrade and SAP HANA migration
  • Application datacenter migration for more than 300 apps
  • Built 30+ Microsoft SharePoint websites enabling collaboration between finance, sales, supply chain, HR, facility and services, and IT teams


Problem management

Problem management

Problem Management Analyzer (PMA) reduced recurring high priority incidents by 20% in the second year of implementation

Risk mitigation

Risk mitigation

‘Shift left’ approach detected flaws early, and provided more than 100 L1 knowledge articles to the service desk teams for improving triage, ticket prioritization, and assignment, thereby improving customer satisfaction to 95%+