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CREATE POSITIVE IMPACTS

Create postive social impact through information technology

PROVIDE MEANINGFUL INSIGHTS

Provide meaningful actionable insights harnessing the true power of data

PRICELESS INNOVATIONS

Make it great with our priceless innovations

Who We Are?

Altria is the newest member of the Information Technology arm of the VS Group.

Our proud corporate heritage dates back to 1972 where we started as an engineering company focusing on providing laboratory equipment to the Sri Lankan market. Since then, we’ve successfully diversified into Hydro Power Generation, Turbine Manufacturing and Information Technology. We are a major player in the hydro power industry in the East African region since 2002. We also hold the unique distinction of being the only designated company that does clinical trials in Sri Lanka.

Setting up of VS Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd in 2009 with a focus on Systems Integration was a significant milestone for the VS Group. Today the company has evolved to be one of the lead players in the industry with over 250 staff members and preferred partnerships with principles such as HP, IBM, CITRIX, Oracle, Hitachi, Cisco, Polaris, VMware and Panduit delivering some of the largest ICT projects in the private and government sector in Sri Lanka, Maldives and Philippines.

With the success of VSIS, the group made further inroads in to the sector in 2011 with the acquisition of a local arm of a bespoke software development operation focusing on the Japanese market, Inova IT. Armed with a team of competent and highly qualified group of local graduates, the Company has provided a wide spectrum of solutions to some of the global giants including NTT, Data, Natwest, IBM and salesforce.com and are now focusing on developing bespoke software for the local market.

Having made significant strides in the local IT market we clearly saw an opportunity to further cater to the enterprise IT customer in the growing area of Data Analytics and ERP implementation and support. Thus Altria was born.

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Our Values

Passion

Passion

We are passionate in everything we do. Formation of Altria was also based on our passion to make a difference. When we engage with a customer we are totally committed for their success. We know there is no substitute for passion.

Creativity

Creativity

We challenge the ‘accepted” way of doing things regularly. Whether it is solving a business problem at a customer of ours or attacking social issues, we believe it is important to be innovative in our thinking.

Learning Culture

Learning Culture

We’ve proven our selves over and over again in terms of what we do. However we firmly believe in “Sharpening the saw”. We crave for new knowledge. We believe this is the only way we can deliver value and be competitive in the market.

Honesty

Honesty

In a commercially driven era we believe in honesty in everything we do. We experienced first hand how service providers tinker with the absolute truth. We had our moments where we were frustrated as customers.

Partnership

Partnership

We believe this is the true meaning of our existence. We believe in the concept of partnership to the core. Partnerships do not happen in flash. We believe in playing for the longer term. We believe in creating value in things we do.

What We Do?

Inspired by the true meaning of its’ name, the company focuses on two core aspects

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SAP Consulting

The decision to implement an ERP goes far beyond the mere automation of processes. One needs to re-look at all processes from the beginning and design them in line with the best practices in the industry.

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Data Analytics

With DATA taking center stage in all business decision making, we find that companies are grappling with the challenge of connecting dots to make good use of this abundant supply of information.

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SAP Consulting

Consultation

The decision to implement an ERP goes far beyond the mere automation of processes. One needs to re-look at all processes from the beginning and design them in line with the best practices in the industry.

Having been in the industry for well over 20 years, we know that each industry leading product could deliver significant value to the customer. We not only help customers choose the the right product but we also help them understand the technology road map in their ERP journey and choose the correct tools to provide the best ROI for their investment in SAP.

ERP Implementation

Legacy applications prove to be a bottleneck in most SAP implementations. Cumulative experiences of our core team members would undoubtedly help you navigate through these tricky waters. Whether it is reengineering business processes or applying SAP best practices, you can be rest assured that we have your best interest at heart when we use accelerated implementation methodologies to deliver high efficiency in our projects.

High Availability and
Disaster Recovery Implementations

SLAs governing availability of mission critical and non mission critical systems is of profound importance to the business organisation. To this effect, we are well experienced in designing clustered solutions to deliver HA on the production site.

Implementation of site redundancy through remote DR servers with real-time data replication on SAP R/3 and HANA is another capability that is within Altria Consulting.

Managed / Support Services

We understand that keeping the SAP systems running at peak performance levels is no easy task. Our experts can help with everything from SAP implementation and maintenance to system improvements and innovation strategies.

SAP migration to Suite on HANA (SoH)

Database migration of existing installations of SAP Business Suite to the SAP HANA database without any operational disruptions is another unique ability that Altria possesses. Automated activities, secure planning, and standardized practices, which eliminate migration guesswork and uncertainties ensure seamless transition in this process.

SAP migration to S4/HANA and
Implementation of FIORI Apps

Altria has the competency to migrate existing SAP installations through the following ways

Greenfield
System conversion
Landscape transformation

Furthermore the technical team is capable of configuration and implementation of FIORI apps.

Data Analytics

Business Analytics Consultation

Businesses are inundated with data. Making true sense and meaning of that data has been a problem for most organizations.

Study the organizational data requirements and their challenges
Explore organization’s data methodically
Consult business on processes optimization
Guide organizations on building up their data road maps to cater to their objectives

Enterprise Data Warehouse Implementation

Requirements analysis and definition
ETL deployments
Architectural data model designing
OLAP & ODS deployment
Performance Tuning

High Availability and
Disaster Recovery Implementations

Installation & requirement analysis
Design & Implementation

Data Visualization

Semantic data model building/repository building
Analytical Report & Dashboard building
Mobile deployments
Spatial analytics
User training

Data Analytics

Predictive Analytics
Statistical modeling
Machine Learning
Customer Journey Analytics
Prescriptive Analytics

Big Data Analytics

Access, integrate, and cleanse data from Big Data environments
Prepare and blend data
Build sophisticated but accessible predictive, statistical and spatial analytic
Data Visualization

Tools & Technologies

Our Partners

We believe this is the true meaning of our existence. We believe in the concept of partnership to the core

News & Events

  • Altria Consulting is now an authorized SAP Partner
    Altria Consulting has joined the SAP PartnerEdge program to offer SAP’s industry leading solutions and services in Sri Lanka.
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    28 Sep 2017
  • Altria organized a workshop in collaboration with VSIS on “Impact on Big Data in the Financial Services Sector” with valuable contribution from HPE, Pentation & Abiba on 18/01/2017 at Ivy Room, Cinnamon Grand. Read More

    18 Jan 2017
  • On 05th January 2017, VS Group launched Altria Consulting, an IT services company providing specialized services in the domains of big data, analytics, and ERP services. Altria Consulting was declared open by VS Group Chairman Prabodha Sumanasekara and VSIS MD/CEO Priyanga Gunasekera. Read More

    05 Jan 2017

On 05th January 2015, VS Group launched Altria Consulting, an IT services company providing specialized services in the domains of big data, analytics, and ERP services.

The Altria Consulting was declared open by VS Group Chairman Prabodha Sumanasekara and VSIS MD/CEO Priyanga Gunasekera.

The Altria team includes a number of experienced professionals who have extensive experience in multiple domains including telecommunication, fashion and lifestyle, manufacturing, banking and finance, retail and healthcare. With the motto ‘Striving for Excellence,’ Altria Consulting will focus on providing quality technology services in the domains of ERP and business intelligence.

Altria Consulting will primarily focus on big data technologies such as data warehouse implementation, predictive analytics and data visualisation. With strong expertise in the ERP domain, Altria can deliver a host of ERP related services including functional and technical consultations, ERP implementation, high availability and disaster recovery implementation, managed/support services and SAP ERP migration to S/4HANA.

Altria Consulting Pvt Ltd is a part of VS Group of companies. VS Group was established in 1978 with the incorporation of Vidya Shilpa Ltd. VS Turbo, VS Hydro, VSIS, INOVA IT Systems and VS Energy are the member companies of the Group.

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Altria organized a workshop in collaboration with VSIS on “Impact on Big Data in the Financial Services Sector” with valuable contribution from HPE, Pentation & Abiba on 18/01/2017 at Ivy Room, Cinnamon Grand.

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Altria Consulting has joined the SAP PartnerEdge program to offer SAP’s industry leading solutions and services in Sri Lanka. Altria will focus on market opportunities in Sri Lanka to help organizations accelerate their digital transformation journeys by combining the real-time computing power of SAP HANA delivered via a team of experienced SAP practitioners.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. Altria Consulting’s twin focus will be on SAP services and analytics, for organizations including Sri Lanka’s public sector enterprises. Through this engagement, Altria can provide a complete solution that encompasses all facets required for successful implementation, including software licensing, implementation services, training and documentation, staffing and optimization and support. The combination means that Altria is well positioned within the market to cater to needs which are both relevant and very much in demand.

Altria is part of the VS group of companies which includes VSIS, a large systems integrator with an enviable market share and Inova systems; a 250+ strong software services company. The group’s presence will propel Altria’s foray into the enterprise solutions market. Within a very short period since its inception Altria has successfully secured clients in both areas of operation.

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98/3, Havelock Road, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka

Email: info@thealtria.com

Tel: +94 112 503 305

Fax: +94 112 503 689