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10 Fastest Growing Software Companies 2016

Zycus: Providing Complete Source-to-Pay Suite of Procurement Performance Solutions


“Zycus is recognized as a leader once more in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites.”

Zycus is a leading global provider of complete Source-to-Pay suite of procurement performance solutions. Their comprehensive product portfolio includes applications for both the operational and the strategic aspects of procurement – eProcurement, eInvoicing, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, Financial Savings Management, Request Management and Project Management. Their spirit of innovation and passion to help procurement create greater business impact is reflected among the hundreds of procurement solution deployments that have undertaken over the years.

The company proud to have as their clients, some of the best-of-breed companies across verticals like Manufacturing, Automotive, Banking and Finance, Oil and Gas, Food Processing, Electronics, Telecommunications, Chemicals, Health and Pharma, Education and more.

Back in the 1990s, when the commercial Internet was still beginning to revolutionize the way they live, personally and professionally, the founder of Zycus was inspired to develop web-based business applications for procurement professionals.

They started their journey in 1998 and like any new company; their first big challenge was to find the very first customer. When they won GE, they knew they were doing things the right way. Ever since, they have continued on the path of innovation to provide sophisticated end-to-end procurement solution suites with one focus – customers’ happiness.

The foundation of Zycus’ promise of a powerful source-to-pay procurement software suite is built on:

Many pseudo suites or uneven set of products present in the market are inefficient. Zycus solutions are comprehensive and developed to provide a consistent superior functionality and user-experience across their different modules. This commitment of ours implies that they do not just offer ‘each of these modules’ but also offer them ‘in their most advanced form’.

Idle data adds no value. Only when it is churned into useful information, can well informed decisions be taken. Zycus solutions are backed by strong analytical capabilities with a vision to not only help you in analyzing the past and the present but also to equip you with actionable insights for the unseen future.

Built ground-up on the same DNA, each of their modules know how to talk to each other and also how to talk to other technological systems, ERPs and databases implemented at your end.

The company very well understands that your goals of making a difference to your organization will need every team member and stakeholder walking in that same direction. They keep that in mind when they design their solution interface. Zycus solutions are incorporated with intuitive and simple-to-use interface that you desire.

An alert ear and a ready helping hand are the two most important things they ensure all their customers have the privilege of. They are responsive so that they can help customers get the most out of their investment in Zycus’ solutions and can listen to the needs of the market.

With huge investments in research & development (R&D) and a healthy internal cash flow, Zycus is here to stay for long. Every Zycus customer is assured of a long-term trusted partnership that comes with them being a self-funded organization committed to organic and self-reliant growth.

Clients Speak
“We investigated our options carefully. We chose Zycus as their offering matched our opportunity and the Zycus teams were responsive and effective working with us through the selection process.” – Margaret Reid, Strategic Procurement Manager, RSL Care.

“We of course had another service provider which was Ariba and our contract was coming to an end. We needed an additional service provider who would give us probably more flexibility, more functionalities into the strategic sourcing and at the same time we were looking at a more economical solution. That’s where it started. They (Zycus) were flexible with us. They saw our strategy. They understood the relationship. The ease of use, the user friendliness of the product allows me to give it to everybody in the organization.” – Abdullatif Albastaki, Chief Procurement Officer, Emirates NBD.

“One of the biggest things that we value from Zycus is their responsiveness. It really helped us with good user adoption. Zycus tool has been very instrumental for us to make timely decisions.” – Ganga Siebertz, Director, Procure-to-Pay Operations, Coca-Cola Refreshments, Inc.

“Our mission is to inspire the procurement and sourcing teams of the world’s leading organizations to realize their full intellectual and strategic potential.”

Knowing the Key Leader

Aatish Dedhia, CEO– As the Chief Executive Officer, Aatish defines the road map for all technology and innovation at Zycus. With a vision to leverage technology to solve business problems Aatish established Zycus in 1998. Under his dynamic leadership Zycus has created a global footprint as a leading provider of procurement software solutions with successful deployments in over 200 organizations across 20 countries.

Prior to founding Zycus, Aatish worked with Intel Corporation in the United States and was part of the core design team for the Pentium-II processor. At Intel, Aatish also introduced Internet and Intranet technologies within the Pentium-II group for improving group work and knowledge management.

Aatish has a bachelor’s degree in technology (B. Tech.) with specialization in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (India) and a master’s degree in science (M.S.) in electrical engineering from Cornell University, U.S.