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Microsoft and Tietoevry reinforce strategic collaboration on Microsoft Azure to accelerate cloud transformation in the Nordics

The collaboration will leverage Microsoft’s cloud platform and Tietoevry’s industry expertise to deliver innovative solutions and services to Nordic customers.

12 October 2023

Microsoft and Tietoevry are reinforcing their strategic collaboration to enable faster and more secure cloud transformation for Nordic enterprises and public sector organizations.

The collaboration will combine Microsoft’s cloud platform, Azure, with Tietoevry’s industry and technology expertise to enable innovative solutions and services to customers. Tietoevry is also exploring Microsoft Artificial Intelligence solutions in driving productivity, innovation and scale in its own operations. At the very moment, Tietoevry is participating in the Microsoft 365 Copilot Early Adopters program

“We are living in an exciting era, where technology plays an ever-increasing role in making people, businesses and societies thrive. As a company we have helped our customers harness the power of technology through several evolution cycles, latest ones centered around data, cloud and artificial intelligence. We have already several live implementations or use cases realizable in the near future on how to fuel the benefits of cloud with AI, for example within healthcare. Combining the best of Microsoft’s and our expertise we can accelerate our customers’ ability to fully embrace the cloud transformation, and by this advance the digital competitiveness across the Nordic societies”, says Kimmo Alkio, President and CEO, Tietoevry.

Through the strategic collaboration, Microsoft and Tietoevry help customers accelerate their cloud journey, leveraging Microsoft’s global scale, security, and reliability of Microsoft Azure, and Tietoevry’s local presence, industry knowledge and customer-centricity. The collaboration will also enable customers to benefit from the latest cloud-enabled innovations, such as artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics.

“We are thrilled to announce this reinforced strategic collaboration with Tietoevry, a valued and respected partner of Microsoft in the Nordics. Together, we will enable our customers to harness the power of the cloud, unlocking new opportunities for innovation, growth, and resilience in their businesses and organizations”, Joacim Damgard, President, Microsoft Western Europe.

Creating value for customers and society

The collaboration will focus on four key areas: modernizing and migrating customers’ applications and infrastructure to Microsoft Azure; developing new cloud-native solutions and services; enhancing cloud capabilities and competencies; and driving sustainability and social impact through cloud.

The collaboration will also leverage Microsoft’s and Tietoevry’s existing offerings and partnerships, such as Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform, and SAP on Azure. Together the companies have also driven a cloud certification program for 3 000 Tietoevry professionals, contributing to creating the largest Azure community in the Nordics.

Both Microsoft and Tietoevry are committed to creating positive impact for their customers, employees, and society at large, through responsible and sustainable business practices.

For further information, please contact:

Tietoevry Newsdesk,, tel. +358 40 570 4072

Microsoft, Pekka Isosomppi, Communications Lead, , tel. +358 40 516 2399

Tietoevry creates purposeful technology that reinvents the world for good. We are a leading technology company with a strong Nordic heritage and global capabilities. Based on our core values of openness, trust and diversity, we work with our customers to develop digital futures where businesses, societies, and humanity thrive.

Our 24 000 experts globally specialize in cloud, data, and software, serving thousands of enterprise and public-sector customers in more than 90 countries. Tietoevry’s annual turnover is approximately EUR 3 billion and the company’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ exchange in Helsinki and Stockholm, as well as on Oslo Børs.

Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

We’re passionate about making technology accessible, so that the thinkers and doers in this world can collaborate to solve its most complex problems. We amplify the positive in people’s ideas—and the impact everyone’s action can make. We operate globally and employ more than 220,000 professionals worldwide. 

For more information

Tietoevry newsdesk

+358 40 5704072

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