EDS, an HP Company, to Manage Computing Environment in Nine Countries for Posten
SOLNA, Sweden, EDS, an HP company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Posten, one of the Nordic region’s largest messaging and logistics operators, to host the company’s end-user computing environment. The contract will begin in July 2009. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The agreement encompasses all workplaces within the Posten group, including Posten Meddelande AB, Posten Logistik AB and Strålfors.
“For Posten, a flexible, cost-efficient, standardized and stable IT environment is a critical factor,” said Joss Delissen, chief investment officer, Posten. “The EDS solution with HP, combined with the Microsoft alliance, is well positioned to meet our needs.”
Under the agreement, EDS will host information technology workplaces , including desktop, email, service desk and other standardized services.
“This is an important strategic relationship for EDS, and we are very happy to become the trusted business ally of a notable company such as Posten,” said Åge Edvardsen, managing director, Nordic Countries for EDS, an HP company.
Posten is one of the Nordic region’s largest messaging and logistics operators. With more than 30,000 employees and revenue in excess of SEK 30 billion, Posten is also one of Sweden’s largest corporations. Posten’s clients are large and small enterprises, organizations, private persons and the public sector such as communes and county councils.
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