Vaillant Group Selects DXC Technology to Help Shape the Heating Market of Tomorrow
DXC and Vaillant Group extend relationship to modernize IT across the Enterprise Technology Stack to increase productivity, agility and modernize processes
Böblingen, Germany, May 19, 2021 - DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) announced today that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Vaillant Group, a global market and technology leader in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology, to support Vaillant on its transformational journey to modernize its IT estate and workplace, while also helping to ensure the continued security, stability and resilience of Vaillant’s existing technology.
DXC will provide outsourcing IT services and modernization capabilities to run and maintain Vaillant Group’s IT systems effectively and efficiently and provide a path to move portions of their IT estate to the cloud whilst maintaining GDPR compliance. Combined, this will help the Vaillant Group accelerate its strategy to enable the use of cutting-edge heating equipment in each and every home in the 60 countries where it operates. DXC will also provide Vaillant Group’s employees with a modern workplace experience so they can work seamlessly and securely anytime, anywhere and on any device.
Building on Vaillant Group’s long and deep history with DXC, the company was selected for its detailed knowledge of the IT estate; its expert delivery and engineering teams; as well as its ability to integrate, operate and secure legacy and multicloud environments. In addition, Vaillant Group chose DXC for its track record at providing a more personalized, intelligent, secure and modern workplace experience to help Vaillant Group address its rapidly evolving business challenges and employee needs.
“We are delighted to be working alongside Vaillant Group to support their vision to shape the heating market of tomorrow and continue to expand their business globally using our Enterprise Technology Stack capabilities,” says Hans Leisentritt, general manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, DXC Technology. “The services we will provide as the ‘new DXC’ will help modernize Vaillant Group’s IT estate and workplace, bring greater agility and possibilities for greater innovation, enabling the Vaillant Group to accelerate its aim to help customers switch to energy-saving and eco-friendly hot water, heating and cooling systems.”
Steffen Ascher, Vaillant Group CIO, adds: “Vaillant Group has been working with DXC for two decades and will continue the partnership to accelerate the next steps of our business transformation and modernization. Digitalization is apparent throughout the entire Vaillant Group. We are developing streamlined processes and expanding our core business through digital business models, thus adding even more value for our customers and partners. We are offering our customers new services and customized energy management solutions. We are helping our partners to optimize their services and make their processes more efficient. DXC will support us with executing these strategies.”
About Vaillant Group
The Vaillant Group is an internationally active company based in Remscheid, Germany, which operates in the fields of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. As one of the global market and technology leaders, the Vaillant Group develops and manufactures customised products, systems and services to provide a comfortable living environment. Its product portfolio ranges from efficient heating devices based on conventional energy sources to system solutions for using renewable energy. In the financial year 2020, the company, which has been family-owned since its foundation in 1874, generated sales of more than €2.7 billion with its workforce of about 15,000.
About DXC Technology
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global companies run their mission critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds. With decades of driving innovation, the world’s largest companies trust DXC to provide services across the Enterprise Technology Stack to deliver new levels of performance, competitiveness and customer experiences. Learn more about the DXC story and our focus on people, customers and operational execution at www.dxc.technology.