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Finland Fujitsu to supply IT availability services to judicial administration

Fujitsu Services Oy

tammikuuta 22, 2008

The ICT-Service Center of the Ministry of Justice and Fujitsu Services Oy have signed an agreement on IT availability services.

The five-year agreement covers the computer room services for several systems in the judicial administration as well as their management and monitoring services on 24/7 basis. In terms of the sufficiency of server capacity, the Ministry's ICT-Service Center will be to an increasing extent shifting towards a service-based approach. The availability services will also incorporate specialist services, numerous data communications and information security services as well as support and Fujitsu Push Mail services for mobile phones.

”We appreciate Fujitsu's sophisticated services and excellent service descriptions. Fujitsu has been able to produce clear-cut guidelines, as well as monitoring and reporting procedures. They form a solid basis on which to develop the services further. Besides, we know exactly what we're paying for," lists CIO Kari Kujanen of the Ministry of Justice.

On reviewing the offers, the decisive factors were service levels and economic efficiency. "Also the life cycle approach and continuity were more accentuated in our decision-making than before. We aim at flexible IT services and high availability throughout their life cycle," says COO Juhani Paavilainen of the ICT-Service Center of Ministry of Justice.

There are in excess of 10,000 IT users at 380 locations in the judicial administration sector. These people work at municipal courts, prisons, legal aid offices, execution offices and prosecutor's offices.

For further information, please contact:
COO Juhani Paavilainen, ICT-Service Center, Ministry of Justice, Tel. + 358 10 366 4600
Sales Manager Mika Koskinen, Fujitsu, Tel. + 358 50 372 5966
Press contacts: Satu Pelttari, Fujitsu, Tel. + 358 45 7880 9624, satu.pelttari(at)

The Ministry of Justice maintains and develops the legal order and legal safeguards and oversees the structures of democracy and the fundamental rights of citizens. The Ministry is responsible for the drafting of the most important laws, the functioning of the judicial system and the enforcement of sentences. The Minister of Justice heads the Ministry of Justice and its administrative sector. The Minister is assisted by the Permanent Secretary and the Management Group of the Ministry.
The ICT-Service Center is responsible for the general guidelines for the information management of the administrative sector and joint information management projects. It prepares and continually updates the information management strategy.
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Date: 22 tammikuuta, 2008