Fujitsu Enters Into Technology Services Agreement With BC Hydro
Fujitsu to Deliver Application Management Services in Canada
VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/28/12 -- Fujitsu is proud to announce it has signed a major Information Technology Services contract with BC Hydro, the Province of British Columbia's power utility. The contract is for the provision of Application Management Services and is estimated at over $40 million over an initial term of five years, with an option to renew for up to another five years.
The Canadian operations of Fujitsu will provide application support, enhancement and development technology services for a portfolio of business and geographic information systems related to BC Hydro's Energy Operations as well as a number of Enterprise and Legacy Applications. The contract includes applications in a number of technology areas.
BC Hydro's primary goals in establishing this relationship are to enhance its service flexibility to adapt to evolving business needs, improve business outcomes and reduce costs. Fujitsu will support BC Hydro with meeting these goals by leveraging its world-class Application Management Services capabilities and its Utilities expertise to deliver a locally based solution. The service delivery approach of Fujitsu, supported by its highly rated ITIL and Lean-based methods and its "think globally, act locally philosophy," will provide BC Hydro with the appropriate solution elements to meet their objectives.
The corporate values of Fujitsu align with BC Hydro's Triple Bottom Line of environmental, social and economic responsibility. Moreover, as part of the contract, Fujitsu is bringing forward innovative solutions and ideas through the establishment of an Innovation Council, working jointly with BC Hydro to access what other utilities are doing globally.
"We are very proud to have been chosen by BC Hydro, which recognizes the quality of our approach and our expertise, in Application Management and Development technology services across multiple technology platforms," said Peter Durrant, CMC, Vice President, British Columbia, Fujitsu Canada.
Fujitsu Canada harnesses its experience and the power of ICT to provide the competitive edge business needs to succeed. Fujitsu product and service offerings in Canada include: application development, integration and management; delegated management; cloud computing; consulting services; and industry solutions -- as well as high-performance, high-reliability computing platforms including servers, storage devices, point of sale systems, imaging solutions and mobile devices. For more information: http://www.fujitsu.com/ca.