ZILLIONe fuels Browns Digital Inclusion with Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS

May 13, 2021 | Uncategorized

Established in 1875, Browns has flourished over the years to grow into a household name with a reputation as strong as its years are long. Today, the prestigious Browns Group is one of Sri Lanka’s largest diversified conglomerates, which manages a fast growing and valuable portfolio of brands across several key industry sectors, such as automotive; power generation; agriculture and plantation; pharmaceuticals; investments; marine and manufacturing as well as leisure. Being in existence for over 145 years, the company is built on a strong foundation of strength and holds steadfast to its reputation of always delivering quality products and services to its customers and stakeholders.

In the ways of the world’s new digital economy, companies are compelled to be a part of the fast-growing digital revolution to incorporate emerging digital technologies into their unique business models. Due to the exponential growth and acceleration, it was imperative for larger organizations such as Browns Group to shift to digital and implement major digital initiatives to streamline its group operations and diversified business subsidiaries.

Adopting to the digitization and cloud based consolidated business optimization, the fast-expanding conglomerate, Brown & Company PLC recently embarked on their digital transformation journey in collaboration with ZILLIONe, the leading provider of pioneering enterprise-wide business solutions in the largest successful deployment of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS. It is also significant that Browns Group becomes the very first enterprise in the South East Asian region to implement the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central cloud-based solution, with ZILLIONe as the solution provider.

Given the pressing need of Browns Group that aligned their objective of being in par with the digital revolution, the company required a fully integrated sophisticated ERP solution that automates their operations while enabling faster growth and derivative market strength. Being an award-winning Microsoft Partner in the region who has proven to cater to the evolving customers’ needs and unique business scope, ZILLIONe was assigned to deploy the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS to Browns Group to unleash their digital transformational capabilities.

As a trustworthy digital transformation partner, ZILLIONe strongly believes that our clients should receive top notch solutions & services promptly addressing their requirements. With cloud being the future and businesses preferring cloud solutions for better access and optimization, Microsoft enables Dynamics 365 Business Central on cloud which brings together enhanced performance, cloud convenience, seamless operations, advanced security, and scalability encouraging all the customers to move to the cloud. Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS not only ensures consistency in the business through the cloud solution that integrates sales, service, finance, and operational teams to ensure faster adaptation and efficient delivery, and also provides wide-ranging customization based on diverse business requirements, vertical modules and seamless integration to sales force automation solutions and banking processes.

The connectivity and collaboration benefit of Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS through anytime from any device accessibility provides businesses with the convenience of increased availability, mobility, and efficiency. In addition, customers can benefit from the seamless integration through Power Platform tools such as Power Automate and Power BI with real time data & functionality.

Facilitating Brown’s digital approach, ZILLIONe team successfully implemented the Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS to Browns Group automating 17 companies, 250+ users across B2B, B2C, Service, Manufacturing, Inter-Company & Group Consolidation sectors, together with custom developed modules, Integrations to Banking and Sales Force Automation solution, and most importantly within a relatively short timeframe making it a remarkable accomplishment to the company. The solution was deployed ensuring rapid progress together with new features, functionalities and extensive modules enabling increased efficiency and streamlined processes across finance, trading, manufacturing, services, and supply chain functions of the company.

As a result of the Browns digital revolution initiative involving cloud ERP, the company’s remote and distributed services have been widely adopted, effective work practices have been introduced, and digital forms of collaboration have been embraced in previously unprecedented ways owing to the newly implemented digital strategies and digitized processes that accelerated efficient decision making. Progressively, it has also empowered employees to embrace ‘anytime anywhere’ working flexibility, work wherever the business takes them, with complete capabilities on any or multiple devices, in the cloud, across Windows, Android, and iOS devices.

Established in 1979, ZILLIONe is a leading enterprise technology solutions provider with strong in-house development capabilities and exceptional global partnerships with renowned technology brands. Being the first Microsoft Gold Partner in Sri Lanka since 2005, ZILLIONe has been implementing, supporting, and customizing Microsoft Dynamics NAV for more than a decade. Familiar with its rapid implementation methodology, ZILLIONe has been helping customers in over 10 countries gain the benefits of customizable ERP software, with solutions that work, grows, and evolves with the ever-changing business environment.

ZILLIONe’s over three decades of strong expertise in ERP catering to the evolving customer requirements has led them to successful projects well-handled and managed by its experienced and highly qualified team who identify and deliver the best solutions to the customers.


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