Partnering to manage business-critical applications on the Google Cloud Platform
Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. The company is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, with around 26,500 employees in 61 countries, realizing over €10 billion in revenue in 2019. Solvay has selected Vanenburg as a global partner to support, maintain, and improve all of its apps on the Google Cloud Platform. Resulting in a high-quality future-proof application landscape served at a lower integral cost.
Their challenges were:
- Cloud Applications are strategic for Solvay to continue to innovate with quality. Due to the increase of projects within Solvay, the application development needed to be industrialized on the Google Cloud Platform;
- Solvay already developed many tailormade business-critical applkciatons on the Google Cloud Platform in HRM, purchasing, sustainable developments and security;
- The applications span various innovative technologies such as big data, the internet of things, and machine learning capabilities;
- Applications were built and maintained by different vendors and teams across Solvay’s businesses.
Vanenburg managed to improve the quality, with an increase of +50% user satisfaction, and a 50% cost reduction in cloud consumption by optimizing the Google Cloud Platform, amongst other benefits.