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Lyse extends its collaboration with Tietoevry

26 April 2021

(Fornebu/Stavanger, 26 April 2021) Technological innovation and sustainability are central to the Lyse group’s strategy for developing critical infrastructure and user-friendly services. These drivers will also play a key role in the modernisation and digitalisation work that Lyse and Tietoevry will prioritise in their collaboration, which will now be further developed over the next three years.

“Over the past few years we have worked in a systematic way with TietoEVRY to build a robust and scalable tech platform that is both high-quality and secure”, comments Geir Arve Vika, CIO at the Lyse group.

The partnership will now continue with undiminished strength and will complete the group’s ‘cloud first’ strategy. The systematic collection and use of data to provide the basis for quicker business-critical decisions is also key to the work.

“We are looking forward to continuing our collaboration with Tietoevry for the further development of our IT solutions. We have big ambitions for our digitalisation. We need to make strategic use of future-oriented IT solutions and expertise in order to deliver good products and services that make our customers’ and employees’ day-to-day activities easier and more sustainable,”, comments Jens Arne Steinsbø, Executive Vice President for Strategy and Technology at Lyse.

By making active use of technology and engaging in continual development and modernisation, TietoEVRY will be a driver for helping Lyse to continue its sustainable growth and contribution to society.

“We are proud that we will be continuing to work with Lyse and serving as a strategic partner for its digitalisation work. This agreement demonstrates that our solutions are well suited to the needs of the digital companies of tomorrow due to their level of user-friendliness and quality, as well as the secure and efficient way in which they are delivered”, comments Christian Pedersen, Managing Partner for Tietoevry Norway.

Under the new agreement, Tietoevry will continue to provide and add to a broad range of solutions, including dynamic infrastructure (IAAS), application and database operations, application management, data management, storage, end-user and data centre services.

Tietoevry will also continue to be a key partner in relation to Lyse’s systematic work to complete its cloud journey and to modernise and automate its business support tools. A modern technology platform will ensure that Lyse’s customers enjoy the best possible user experience and that its employees can use modern tools that ensure collaboration, mobility and a high level of efficiency.

Tietoevry’s new agreement with Lyse runs for a period of three years and includes the option to extend for a further two years. The agreement has an estimated framework value of approximately NOK 180 million excluding the option.

Contact persons:

Glenn Roger Hisdal, IT Chief of Staff, Lyse AS, +47 917 55 195,  

Christian Pedersen, Managing Partner, Tietoevry Norway, +47 41570 250

Geir Remman, Communications Lead, Tietoevry Norway, +47 97055017

About Lyse

With over 100 years of history in hydropower, Lyse is one of the biggest producers of renewable energy in Norway. Nationally, the group has become a significant challenger in relation to fibre-based broadband and delivers products and services under the Altibox and Smartly brands. The company’s foundation is the construction and development of infrastructure that is of critical importance to society and that enables the electrification and digitalisation of Norway. The Lyse group is headquartered in Stavanger, has operations in Norway and Denmark, and employs over 1,300 people.

About Tietoevry

Tietoevry creates digital advantage for businesses and society. We are a leading digital services and software company with a 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.

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