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T-Systems – a strong partner
T-Systems shapes the networked future of business and society and creates value for customers, employees and investors thanks to innovative ICT solutions.
Drawing on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. T-Systems provides integrated solutions for the networked future of business and society. The company's some 52,700 employees combine industry expertise and ICT innovations to add significant value to customers’ core business all over the world. T-Systems generated revenue of around EUR 10 billion in the 2012 financial year.
T-Systems in South Africa
Since the inception of T-Systems in South Africa in 1997, we have cemented our position as one of the most successful T-Systems companies outside of Europe. Our head office is located in Midrand, with a second major office in Midrand, another major office in Cape Town, and 20 further representative offices in locations throughout Southern Africa.
On 1st January 2010, T-Systems took over ex-parastatal arivia.kom, effectively doubling in size and taking our workforce to around 2400 employees. This acquisition also made T-Systems South Africa the biggest IT and indeed also ITCO outsourcer in South Africa, as well as the biggest SAP partner in South Africa.
T-Systems is uniquely positioned to be able to guarantee its customers one single contact, irrespective of the services required. We supply a solution specially tailored to your company’s needs, allowing our customers to concentrate on their core business and increase their competitive advantage.
T-Systems makes targeted use of industry expertise and cutting edge technology. Our services cover the entire spectrum, from integrating new ICT solutions into existing customer systems and implementing and operating desktop systems, data centres and networks, all the way through to telecoms services and solutions for international carriers. Our services encompass all levels of the information and communications technology value chain, spanning from ICT infrastructure and ICT solutions, up to and including business process management.
T-Systems has a stable basis of income through large long-term outsourcing contracts with a fixed annuity income, forming a solid foundation for our growth. We are proud of the fact that our customer base contains some of the most respected companies in South Africa from a diverse industry range including manufacturing, the health care sector, public sector and insurance. Over a more than a decade, T-Systems South Africa experienced a large expansion in our customer base by gaining new customers, renewing the contracts of existing major customers and growing our business within our existing customer base.
As a multi-national company operating in South Africa, T-Systems South Africa has both the privilege and the responsibility to contribute to the development of our Country. T-Systems South Africa is rated a Level 3 Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) contributor, based on the Codes of Good Practice on Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Gazetted on 9 February 2007. As Level 3 Contributor BBBEE procurement recognition is 110% for companies that buy services from T-Systems. T-Systems is also recognised as a Value Adding Enterprise and customers can therefore count 138% of their total spend with T-Systems towards the Preferential Procurement BBBEE score of their own organisation.