Tieto and Ruukki extend cooperation through new three-year contract
The new contract covers Ruukki’s Server Operations and Capacity Management Services. Tieto has already earlier been Ruukki’s main supplier in this area and will continue to manage these services until spring 2017.
For Ruukki, the cooperation provides both increased flexibility and lower costs. “Ruukki’s IT is looking for flexibility and agility in the current economic climate. Capacity Management Services is a very good example of that,” says Ismo Platan from Ruukki.
“We are both happy and proud that Ruukki has chosen to prolong the good cooperation that we have built up during several years. When analyzing Ruukki’s current environment and making this proposal, we made sure to answer both present and future customer requirements and demands, providing an excellent basis for long and successful collaboration,” says Juha Anttila from Tieto.
The contract also gives Ruukki possibilities for increased usage of Tieto’s services such as Tieto Cloud Server, which is part of Tieto’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering.
Tieto is the largest Nordic IT services company providing full life-cycle services for both the private and public sectors and product development services in the field of communications and embedded technologies. The company has global presence through its product development business and global delivery centres. Tieto is committed to developing enterprises and society through IT by realizing new opportunities in customers’ business transformation. At Tieto, we believe in professional development and results.
Founded 1968, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland and with approximately 15 000 experts, the company operates in over 20 countries with net sales of approximately EUR 1.8 billion. Tieto’s shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX in Helsinki and Stockholm. Please visit www.tieto.com for more information.
Ruukki specialises in steel and steel construction. We provide customers with energy-efficient steel solutions for better living, working and moving. We have around 9,000 employees and an extensive distribution and dealer network across some 30 countries including the Nordic countries, Russia and elsewhere in Europe and the emerging markets, such as India, China and South America. Net sales in 2012 totalled €2.8 billion. The company’s share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Rautaruukki Oyj: RTRKS). www.ruukki.com
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