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Siemens awards major application management contract to Siemens IT Solutions and Services


Munich, Germany, Siemens AG has commissioned Siemens IT Solutions and Services to implement a global support concept for large areas of the company’s IT landscape. This includes the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, Business Intelligence solutions, Supply Chain Management, Collaboration Software, and a wide range of Web applications outside Germany. With a volume of approximately 150 million euros, the contract will provide support for a total of around 60,000 users over a period of five years. With this contract award, Siemens aims to further standardize its processes and tools, enhancing their transparency and improving quality and availability while cutting costs at the same time.

Application management is particularly crucial to a company’s success, for two main reasons: On the one hand, it is responsible for the ongoing optimization, maintenance and management of existing ERP systems and extensions. And, on the other hand, application management is the basis for the quality in which vital business processes are supported.

Siemens IT Solutions and Services is an internationally leading provider of IT solutions and services. It covers the entire IT service chain from a single source, from consulting to system integration, right through to the management of IT infrastructures. In addition, Siemens IT Solutions and Services complements the portfolio offerings of the Siemens Sectors with IT solutions. With its comprehensive know-how and industry-specific knowledge, the IT provider creates measurable added value for its customers. Siemens IT Solutions and Services employs more than 35,000 people, and in fiscal 2009, which ended on 30 September, posted annual sales of around 4.7 billion euros, of which over 75 percent are generated outside of the Siemens Sectors.

Reference Number: SIS201005026e


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