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ATOS : Leading clean-energy company Fortum signs frame service agreement with Atos

  • Apr 7, 2017

Paris, Helsinki, 6th of April 2017 - Fortum, a leading clean-energy company in the Nordics, has signed a three year frame service agreement with Atos, a leader in digital transformation, on Fortum's IT system maintenance, support work and development services. The contract covers the Nordic and Baltic regions, Poland and Russia.

For Fortum this frame agreement enables better development flexibility and increased operations efficiency. With the new solutions Atos joins Fortum's change towards a cleaner world through digitalization.

"With the new agreement we are able to focus on our key activities and can free more resources for the important development work. This new co-operation model is also improving flexibility in our operations. Atos was selected as a partner based on their good end-to-end service model and supplier ecosystem that is adaptable on future needs", says Pekka Eira, CIO and Head of Fortum Business Services IT (FBS IT).

Atos provides Fortum a comprehensive Application Management Service solution. The end-to-end business process management and control system solution ensures a preventive operating model for IT services and orchestration of both cloud and traditional data center services.

"We are proud that Fortum chose us as their preferred IT partner and pleased to support their digital transformation journey. In our service model we utilize the latest digital technologies, such as automation and robotics. Our flexible business model allows us to reduce the customer's total cost of ownership and answer both the current and future development needs," says Harri Saikkonen, Managing Director at Atos in the Nordics.

About Fortum
Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 8,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. In 2016, our sales were EUR 3.6 billion. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

About Atos
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. The European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, The Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry.

With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

Further information:

Fortum: Pekka Eira, CIO and Head of FBS IT, tel. +358 400 706 783
Atos: Jose de Vries, tel +31 6 30 27 26 11

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