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TietoEVRY contributes to the City of Västerås digital transformation journey by delivering comprehensive IT operation services

06 October 2020

The City of Västerås has completed its procurement regarding IT operation services and has chosen TietoEVRY as its IT partner in four out of five agreement areas. TietoEVRY will support the city in their digital transformation, and the agreement extends over four years and amounts to a value of SEK 300 million. The agreement also includes an option to extend the delivery by another two years.

The City of Västerås has digitalization high on its agenda and has initiated several digital projects and innovation programs. Modern IT support forms the foundation for realizing the possibilities of digitalization and is of great importance for all the city's operations. The procurement placed high demands on user experience, high efficiency, and quality as well as increased safety and accessibility, areas that are crucial in making everyday life easier for the city's 11,000 employees in areas such as healthcare, welfare, education and administration.

"We want a partner who can support us in our digital transformation and enable efficient and secure services in our everyday operations. We are looking forward to collaborating with TietoEVRY in our continued digitalization journey to offer employees and citizens the best possible digital services", says Jörgen Sandström, Director of Digitalization, City of Västerås.

The agreement between TietoEVRY and the City of Västerås covers four defined areas: infrastructure services, service desk and on-site support, security services and workplace services.

"We are deeply involved in the digitalization of the public sector and have extensive experience in delivering IT services to municipalities, central government organizations, and regions. As a united TietoEVRY, together with our customers, our contribution to the society is even higher", says Bengt-Göran Kangas, head of Public sector at TietoEVRY in Sweden.

TietoEVRY has a comprehensive offering in outsourcing, infrastructure and cloud services and delivers modern, secure, and innovative services to public and private customers throughout the Nordic region. TietoEVRY collaborates with a majority of Sweden's municipalities and regions.

About Västerås
Västerås is an expansive city that has passed 152,000 inhabitants and every year increases by about 2000 new Västerås residents. Västerås is a world leader in energy, automation and robotics and Västerås attracts investments from world-leading innovative companies such as Amazon Web Services and Northvolt.

TietoEVRY creates a digital advantage for businesses and society. We are a leading digital services and software company with local presence and global capabilities. Our Nordic values and heritage steer our success. Headquartered in Finland, TietoEVRY employs around 24 000 experts globally. The company serves thousands of enterprise and public sector customers in more than 90 countries. TietoEVRY’s annual turnover is approximately EUR 3 billion and its shares are listed on the NASDAQ in Helsinki and Stockholm as well as on the Oslo Børs.

For more information

Bengt-Göran Kangas

Head of Public and Healthcare

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