Sveriges Riksbank chooses EVRY
Oslo - Sweden’s central bank, Sveriges Riksbank, has chosen EVRY ASA as an outsourcing supplier with overall responsibility for IT operating services. The new contract will run for 5 years, with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
The initial 5-year agreement represents total contract value of SEK 220 million. The agreement also provides for 22 of the Riksbank’s employees to become employees of EVRY. The new agreement includes operating and support services for all of the Riksbank’s operational activities. The agreement is intended to create further opportunities for the Riksbank to concentrate on its core activities while ensuring access to expertise and a guaranteed level of service by purchasing services.
“We look forward to a long-term and developing collaboration with Sveriges Riksbank. Taking into account the activities carried out by the Riksbank and its strict security requirements, together with the need for access to a user-friendly IT environment, we see the award of this contract as a further example of the competitiveness of the services that EVRY offers”, comments Terje Mjøs, CEO of EVRY.
The contract with Sveriges Riksbank involves the operation of some 140 applications running on around 350 servers in two data centres. EVRY will also be responsible for the Service Desk function and around 550 client workstations. The contract also comprises communications services, including LAN, WLAN, firewalls and load balancing.
EVRY is one of Scandinavia’s leading IT corporations with strong community and regional ties to 50 Nordic cities. EVRY’s insights, solutions and technological expertise allow strong participation in designing the IT society of the future and developing values that customers can use in their daily lives, in their businesses and in society. EVRY combines a high level of trade and technological expertise with regional distribution models and international exposure.
EVRY has about 10 000 employees; the company works purposefully to prove that Scandinavian customers are best served by the people who know Scandinavian conditions best. EVRY has an annual turnover of almost NOK 13 billion kroner. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has its main office in Oslo. A significant amount of its business activity occurs in the Norwegian and Swedish markets. EVRY is the result of the merger between Norway’s two leading IT companies in 2010: EDB Business Partner and ErgoGroup. www.evry.com
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