TDC Group and KMD enter into a new agreement on mainframe operation
Outsourcing: After a tendering round, TDC Group has entered into a new agreement with the Danish IT Group KMD on the operation of TDC’s mainframe platform. The two major technology operators will continue this cooperation for a further five years. KMD sees this agreement as confirmation of the good cooperation and its steadily increasing position in the business segment.
The Danish IT Group KMD will operate the mainframe platform for the telecom group, TDC Group. This is the result of the tendering round just held by TDC Group. The agreement between KMD and TDC Group will run for the next five years, with an option for renewal. Previously, this task was handled in cooperation with Tata Consultancy Services, TCS, but from now on KMD will be handling all operational tasks for the mainframe platform.
At TDC Group, there is satisfaction with the new agreement.
"We look forward to continuing our cooperation with KMD. We view KMD as a solid and reliable supplier in this area and we expect that under the new agreement with KMD we can continue on this positive course," says CIO of the TDC Group, Charlotte Hersdorf.
KMD is also pleased with the new agreement:
"Over several years, we have enjoyed good and strong cooperation with TDC Group, and we are very pleased with their continued confidence in us. We view this agreement as confirmation that we can attract and retain some of the country's most important and central business customers," says Jesper Kryhlmand, Executive Vice President for Business & Infrastructure at KMD.
Earlier this year, KMD entered into a number of new agreements with such companies as GF Forsikring, Banedanmark and RSA Group.
About TDC Group
TDC Group is Denmark's preferred provider of communication and entertainment solutions. Millions of customers in Denmark and Norway have rapid and easy access to music, TV and films on all platforms, at any time and in any place. TDC Group owns and operates Denmark's best mobile network, the country's largest entertainment universe and, with its Nordic network, is a key provider of advanced communications solutions to both large and small companies.
KMD is the largest Danish-based IT company and most of KMD's activities originate from its own software development. For over 40 years, KMD has been engaged with the development, operation and maintenance of Denmark's largest IT systems. Today, KMD develops and provides software and service solutions to the local government, state and business segments in Denmark. In recent years KMD has built up a solid portfolio of private customers and today handles assignments for over 800 Danish and foreign companies. By delegating such areas as IT operation and system maintenance, payroll and staff administration and printing tasks to KMD, companies can focus on their own core competences – to the benefit of their day-to-day business, strategy and innovation. The KMD Group's annual revenue totals almost DKK 5 billion, and the Group has around 3,200 employees. Read more at www.kmd.dk.
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