Wrappings and functional laminates producer Walki Group Oy and ICT services provider Fujitsu Services Oy have signed an ICT services agreement whereby Walki's IT infrastructure will be managed by Fujitsu's Patja service model. The agreement also incorporates SAP system maintenance as a service.
"We are not willing to juggle multiple suppliers, which means that we expect our IT partner to have a comprehensive and versatile command of the entire IT infrastructure field. We have operations in several countries, which is why global presence is also important," says IT Manager John Aspnäs of Walki Group.
The Patja service for Walki incorporates the availability, maintenance and management services in the company's desktop and server environment, as well as telecommunications connections. The service covers all Walki offices that besides two sites in Finland are located in Sweden, Norway, Germany, UK, France, Poland and China. Also included in the agreement are the Push Mail services and IT devices.
The operations of this international company runs around the clock, seven days a week, which means that also the support services must be available to it 24/7.
"Patja has greatly supported our growth. We recently expanded our operations to Poland, where our Warsaw plant with its 270 employees joined the service fluently and flexibly. Next up, we will launch an upgrade project on our desktop operating systems. We are not currently planning any SAP expansions, but we are highly satisfied with how it works and the service we are receiving," Aspnäs says.
For more information, please contact:
IT Manager John Aspnäs, Walki Group, tel. + 358 204 169 714
Director Jukka Mikkonen, tel. + 358 46 8780 680
Press contacts: Satu Pelttari, Fujitsu, tel. + 358 45 7880 9624, satu.pelttari(at)fi.fujitsu.com
Walki produces wrappings for the paper and metal industries, food and consumer packaging materials, decorative and functional laminates, barrier liners for solid and corrugated packaging, facings for the insulation and construction industries and solutions for technical applications. Walki’s production units in Finland, Sweden, Germany, Poland, the UK and China have annual net sales of about 300 million Euros and a workforce of approximately 1,000 employees. Read more at: www.walki.com
Date: 24 elokuuta, 2010
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