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Fujitsu Receives Extended Managed IT Infrastructure and Data Center Services Contract from Orion

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News facts:
  • Finnish pharmaceutical leader Orion has renewed its contract with Fujitsu for the second consecutive time
  • Fujitsu manages Orion’s Service Desk, Data Center Services and 3,400 workstations
Helsinki, May 30, 2018 – Fujitsu today announced that Finnish pharmaceutical leader Orion has renewed a managed IT infrastructure and Data Center Services contract for the second consecutive time.
The pharmaceutical sector is controlled by strict regulations that cover not only the safety and availability of drugs, but that also govern the management and reliability of the industry as a whole. As a leading developer of pharmaceuticals, Orion’s mission is to meet or exceed these requirements while excelling in improving the well-being and health of its customers. By outsourcing the management of its technology to Fujitsu, Orion is able focus on achieving these objectives.
The latest agreement extends Fujitsu’s management of Orion’s IT infrastructure and Data Center Services across 27 countries, including three major pharmaceutical production facilities in Finland. It also includes ongoing responsibility for managing Orion’s desktop, communication and capacity services, delivery of Office 365, security, network and end user devices, and the coordination of the entire lifecycle of the pharmaceutical expert’s 3,400 workstations.
Sinikka Markkula, CIO at Orion, comments: “Since we started working with Fujitsu, not only has our user satisfaction been very high, but it has continued to improve. Our industry is developing rapidly, and we must also address the ICT challenges that are growing exponentially. In order to stay ahead of the game, we need to be able to deploy new services and technologies rapidly. We expect responsiveness and agility from our IT partners and have been very satisfied with Fujitsu’s services. We look forward to continuing our cooperation and co-development.”
Conway Kosi, ‎SVP and Head of Digital Technology Services at Fujitsu EMEIA, adds: “Fujitsu has consolidated, standardized and virtualized services to provide Orion with a technology infrastructure and supporting capabilities that are extremely efficient and flexible across all 27 of its international locations. The effectiveness of our managed infrastructure services lies in the fact that we not only streamline systems for maximum efficiency, but we also help our customers take risk-free advantage of the latest advances in technology.”
Notes to editors

- The previous contract was announced in 2015: http://www.fujitsu.com/fi/about/resources/news/english/2015/orion.html
- Fujitsu is a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Managed Workplace Services in Europe, and is highest-rated in the market in terms of ability to execute – press release

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Date: 30 May, 2018
City: Helsinki