BIS Production Partner enters into NOK 137 million agreement with EDB

Monday, 20. September 2010 07:31
(Oslo, 20. September 2010) BIS Production Partner has signed a frame agreement
and delivery agreements covering six different IT service areas. The contract
runs to end 2015, and represents total contract value of NOK 137 million.

BIS Production Partner, a company in the Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services
AG, is continuing its collaboration with EDB by entering into a new 5-year
agreement including a frame agreement and delivery agreements covering main
deliveries as Site IT Services, Connectivity, Collaboration, SAP Application
Management, Hosting and Help Desk.

BIS Production Partner will convert from existing Metro platform to the EDB
desktop solution SKALA7 for all their 900 PC's. Cost efficiency will be a main
area of focus in the next 5 years.

"The new contract will continue to reduce BIS Production Partners operating
costs, contribute to increase the business productivity, and will support our
growth ambitions" says Jon Helge Helgerud, CFO in BIS Production Partner.

We are very satisfied to be able to continue and build further on a
broadly-based partnership and close collaboration. This agreement shows how EDB
can support the growing requirements for flexible and advanced IT support,
helping customers to achieve their objectives by delivering an extensive range
of IT services, says Lars-Erik Johannesen, Executive Vice President, Public
Sector and Industry.

For further information, please contact:
Lars-Erik Johannesen, Executive Vice President, Public Sector and Industry, EDB.
Tel: + 47 970 36 256
Torgeir Kristiansen, Information Director, Corporate Communications, EDB. Tel:
+47 901 27 909

About EDB
EDB Business Partner is one of the leading vendors of IT services in the Nordic
region, with almost 6,000 employees and annual turnover of around NOK 7.5
billion in 2009. The company has almost 50 years' successful experience of
delivering business-critical solutions to customers in both the private sector
and the public sector. EDB aims to be a close and attentive partner that
leverages its deep industry knowledge and international capabilities to help its
customers realise the full potential of IT.

EDB Business Partner ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with the ticker
code EDBASA. See for further information.

About BIS Production Partner
BIS Production Partner is a company in the Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services
AG. BIS Production Partner is a multi-trade supplier of industrial maintenance,
project management & engineering, workshop manufacturing, and industrial
masonry. They are consultants for the process-industry and energy producers in
the Nordic Region. BIS Production Partner had in 2009 sales of 2 billion
Norwegian Kroner, and at the moment they have 2300 employees. There are 17
locations in Norway, and 9 in Sweden. BIS Production Partner will be established
in Finland, Iceland and Denmark in the future and they have ambitions to be the
leading company in Nordic Region within their line of business.


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