Unisys wins global IT outsourcing contract
By Cloud Direct • 22 Oct 2007
Unisys has won a global IT outsourcing contract with Elekta worth around $21 million (£10 million).
The Swedish worldwide information technology services and solutions company will manage Elekta's global IT infrastructure and support the international medical technology group's worldwide IT operations.
Simon Telfer-Smith of Elekta, said: "Elekta is growing rapidly and we look to Unisys to help us improve our cost base and achieve the high levels of global service needed to support our employees as they work to accelerate our growth."
As part of the contract, Unisys will provide IT support for over 2,000 of Elekta's employees in 22 offices across Europe, the US and Asia.
The company will supply a single point of contact for wide-area and local-area networking security requirements as well as managing a service desk for end-user support.
System and remote network management combined with desk-side support services will also form part of the IT outsourcing package.
Elekta provides oncologists, radiation therapists, neurologists and other medical specialists with state of the art tools to combat serious diseases, as well as developing advanced clinical solutions.
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