Desktop Infrastructure and Datacentre Hardware Deal Estimated at £150m
Kelway,the IT services and solutions provider, has today announced the signing of a five year agreement to provide Atos with desktop infrastructure and datacentre hardware in the UK and Ireland. The contract, with an estimated value of £150m over the five year term, will see Kelway become the primary provider of infrastructure and associated services to Atos’ managed services business in the UK.
Atos will benefit from Kelway’s end to end supply chain services, backed-up by a comprehensive support programme. With some of the industry’s highest technical and vendor-specific accreditations, the Kelway team will help Atos enhance its workspace and datacentre supply chain while delivering significant cost efficiencies.
“This new partnership with Atos showcases Kelway’s ability to deliver key business technologies at the enterprise scale,” comments Phil Doye, CEO of Kelway. “We’recontinuing to impress leading global brands with our comprehensive range ofsolutions and services. Working with Atos will provide another opportunityto help a successful organisation achieve competitive advantage with the right technology.”
“Delivering a high quality of service and value to our customers requires the right partners,” said Adrian Gregory, Senior Vice President of Managed Services at Atos. “Throughout a rigorous bid process, we were impressed by Kelway’s combination of technical and commercial expertise. We are excited about this partnership,the opportunity it creates for both companies and improved service provided to our customers.”