Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 23 - Page 10


Barbeques Galore to grill transactions with Profectus Group

Chris Hutchins , CEO , Profectus Group

Profectus Group , a leading technologydriven services provider of compliance and recovery solutions , has won a deal with Australian retailer Barbeques Galore .

Profectus Group ’ s Accounts Payable ( AP ) and Rebate Audit services to undertake an analysis of its incoming and outgoing payments and rebates over the past four years , to identify revenue it is owed and claim those back to improve its bottom line .
“ Profectus has a proven ability to identify anomalies and errors in historical transactions that will assist us in recovering any lost revenue it can identify over the past three to four years ,” said Mitchell Koureas , CFO at Barbeques Galore .
Profectus Group ’ s own data estimates that , on average , between 0.75 % and 1.25 % of rebate income is missed . customers and more ,” said Chris Hutchins , CEO , Profectus Group .
“ In retail there is potential for financial leakage due to the sheer volume of suppliers they work with , and it ’ s tough for any retailer to maintain visibility over every transaction and available rebate .”
With more than 90 stores throughout the country , Barbeques Galore has been supplying Australians with barbeques since 1977 . The retailer will leverage
“ Barbeques Galore is a proudly Australian retailer and their footprint across the country is immense – and so too is the level of their sales , the deals they provide

Orange Business Services delivers Flexible SD- WAN to Siemens

Siemens AG , together with Orange Business Services , has successfully migrated 1,168 of its worldwide locations to a global and secure SD-WAN infrastructure .

Overcoming potential implementation challenges during the pandemic , Orange Business Services , with Cisco , has been able to now fully deliver one of the biggest SD-WAN deployments in the world across 94 countries .
“ Siemens is a global company with offices and production sites all over the world and we need a reliable and future-proof communications network ,” said Hanna Hennig , CIO , Siemens AG .
“ It ’ s a critical business enabler that has to be agile enough to evolve with our business . As a pioneer in innovation and technology , we set the highest standards for our transformation project .
“ With the global capabilities , expertise and orchestration of Orange Business Services , we were able to successfully complete the massive deployment of Flexible SD-WAN , which delivers decisive advantages for our business and users alike , including a streamlined user experience with dynamic traffic routing for applications as well as dynamic bandwidth allocation .”
Flexible SD-WAN , leveraging Cisco technology , delivers significant benefits for Siemens ’ locations globally . By consolidating network design and maintenance with Orange Business Services as its digital services provider , Siemens has simplified the management of complex environments and further improved performance and agility .
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