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G?teborg Energi signs outsourcing agreement with Tieto

Western Sweden’s leading energy company, G?teborg Energi, has, after a procurement process, decided to outsource its IT operations to Tieto. The agreement runs over a five-year period with a contract value of approximately EUR 40 million. The major service areas in scope are within data centre (IT-infrastructure, integration, communication and application operations), work place, service desk and collaboration services.

G?teborg Energi’s IT environment will be consolidated into top modern and secure data centres in Sweden.Tieto will assume operational responsibility for G?teborg Energi’s most business-critical systems. All services fulfil the strict security requirements on the Swedish utility market and allow G?teborg Energi to flexibly adjust capacity to match changes in demand. The outsourcing agreement includes personnel transfers from G?teborg Energi to Tieto.
- This is an important step for us in renewing our operations and ways of working. It allows us to save resources, increase our efficiency and focus on our core business, to deliver sustainable energy solutions to our customers in the region, says Christer Lindstr?m, CIO at G?teborg Energi.
G?teborg Energi’s 1,100 employees will also be able to use a new collaboration platform, which will be developed by Tieto on a Tieto Public360- and SharePoint-based platform. Furthermore, integrations will be delivered as a service based on Tieto’s product TEIS. The transition over to the new IT environment will be completed during 2016.
- We're proud of the deepened cooperation with G?teborg Energi. In addition to delivering core applications, we now take the natural next step towards a long lasting partnership focusing on fulfilling G?teborg Energi’s strategically important targets, as well as realising flexibility and cost efficiency in the IT operation from the very first day, says Mats Jadesk?ld, Vice President, Strategic Sales at Tieto Sweden.
- By automating and standardising their IT operations, energy companies can increase their efficiency, reduce costs and take a significant step towards modernising their business. The agreement with G?teborg Energi confirms that Tieto’s tailored and secure services are driving the digitalisation of the Nordic energy utility market, says Cristina Petrescu, Vice President, Energy Utilities at Tieto.
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