Umeme, the largest energy distributor in Uganda, distributing 97 percent of all electricity used in the country choses Soterion for SAP as their access risk solution.
Umeme Limited is Uganda’s main electricity distribution company, listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The Company operates a 20 year electricity distribution concession effective 1st March 2005, from the Government of Uganda. After the electricity sector reforms in 1999, Uganda adopted a single buyer electricity sector model, where Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is the System Operator, responsible for the purchase of electricity from all Independent Power Producers, import and export of electricity and being Umeme’s sole supplier.
Umeme were looking for an access risk tool to assist them manage their SAP authorisations, and after seeing how user-friendly the Soterion application was, Umeme choose Soterion for SAP as their GRC tool.