Infrastructure services are the backbone of the systems that support businesses and the foundation of new and innovative digital solutions that move businesses forward. End-users expect to be able to access services 24/7 through a wide range of channels and devices. That`s why it`s essential that businesses prepare their infrastructure for the new digital age. EVRY`s goal is to support customers with greater technological innovation while reducing complexity and increasing the use of industry-standard components in customer infrastructure, as this will enable EVRY customers to take a more competitive and agile approach to changing market conditions. EVRY will continue to lead the development of value-added solutions and services and will combine its strong local knowledge with the use of IBM`s innovative cloud technology and global dimension. EVRY`s customers benefit from faster access to leading infrastructure solutions. EVRY retains responsibility for managing its relationships and providing services to its customers. The 10-year contract is subject to approval by the Norwegian competition authorities. “Our partnership demonstrates how IBM EVRY`s know-how, technology and services can help adapt to new market conditions and opportunities, while having trusted infrastructure services that support day-to-day operations,” said Martin Jetter, Senior Vice President, IBM Global Technology Services. “The Nordic region has always been at the forefront of the early introduction of new technologies, and we are pleased to work with EVRY as they accelerate customer leadership in the digital age. IBM`s unsering IT infrastructure and cloud features provide EVRY with the perfect foundation to develop and sell advanced cloud-based solutions for its customers in all customers and all sectors that serve them.
It seems that the provision of Softlayer cloud services is really winning across Europe with additional announcements made every month, Shop Direct, Avira, KPN, Sogeti and Finnair, to name a few. Why is the constant flow of big names/brands taking hold in Big Blue? Well, I took a break today to summarize some important points.