TeliaSonera signs Managed Services contract with Folksam
- 2007-03-20 10:00 UTC
TeliaSonera assumes total responsibility for Folksam’s communications platform by a three-year agreement on Managed Services. The value of the agreement is approximately SEK 100 million.
TeliaSonera will take over and upgrade Folksam’s current communications platform and assume total responsibility for the company’s communications as regards fixed and mobile voice services and WAN services. In addition, Telia Sonera undertakes to build up the technology platform underlying Folksam’s Call Center.
“We are proud to be trusted by Folksam. Managed Services is the new way for companies to buy communications services. As the customers hand over the total responsibility to us, they can rest assured that the services work and it is also more cost-effective,” says TeliaSonera AB’s Dan Strömberg, Head of Adapted Communications Solutions for Business Customers.
“We at Folksam are facing rapid changes in our way of working, and this will pose big challenges to our communications both externally and internally. A precondition is, of course, a well-functioning platform for voice and data communications. We are pleased to have concluded an agreement with TeliaSonera. The agreement guarantees us good availability, flexible functionality and cost-efficiency in this important area,” says Göran Carlsson, Folksam’s IT manager.
Folksam is a modern insurance company that offers a wide variety of insurance, savings and loan products to suit everyone. Every second person in Sweden, every second home, every fourth car and ninety per cent of sporting people are insured by Folksam. The company exploits their expertise to improve traffic security, enhance people’s health and reduce environmental concerns in the long run. Folksam was founded in 1908 and has offices all around Sweden. Read more at www.folksam.se