(Oslo, 11 June 2012) EVRY, formerly EDB ErgoGroup, has entered into an agreement with SJ AB and SJ's wholly-owned subsidiary Linkon to provide IT operating services and other IT services. The agreement is a continuation of current deliveries, and runs to 31 December 2014. The agreement represents total contract value in the order of SEK 300 million.
Through this agreement, EVRY will be responsible for applications operating services in both the mainframe and server environments, as well as various network services. The agreement applies to all business systems, which include ticket sales, websites, security and the customer loyalty program. A significant proportion of the deliveries will take place using EVRY's offshore resources in India, and this will help to ensure material savings in IT costs for SJ and Linkon.
"We enjoy good collaboration with EVRY based on current deliveries. EVRY has demonstrated that it can meet our demanding requirements for both quality and security. Through the new agreement, together with the well-established model for collaboration and interaction, we expect further improvements together with savings in IT costs. On the basis of this agreement, we will also be able to increase systems availability for services including ticket sales", comments Björn Rosell, CIO SJ.
"The agreement sets very high standards for service level and quality, and we are proud that SJ and Linkon have demonstrated continuing confidence in EVRY by choosing to renew our collaboration. This contract helps to reinforce our position in the Swedish market, and also provides very good evidence of EVRY's delivery capacity using offshore resources", comments Terje Mjøs, CEO EVRY.
For further information, please contact:
http://www.evry.com/people/torgeir-kristtiansen/Torgeir Kristiansen, VP Group Communication and CSR , EVRY
P: +47 901 27 909
EVRY is one of the leading IT companies in the Nordic countries, with a strong local and regional presence in 50 Nordic towns and cities. Through its knowledge, solutions and technology, EVRY contributes to the development of the information society of the future, and so creates value for the benefit of its customers and for society as a whole. EVRY combines in-depth industry knowledge and technological expertise with a local delivery model and international strength.
EVRY has some 10,000 employees, and the company is committed to demonstrating that Nordic customers are best served by a supplier that understands Nordic business from the inside. EVRY reports annual turnover approaching NOK 13 billion. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and operates from headquarters in Oslo, with major activities in both the Norwegian and Swedish markets. EVRY is the result of the merger in 2010 of Norway's two leading IT companies, EDB Business Partner and ErgoGroup.