Nordea Signs a Six Year IT Agreement with IBM.
Nordea, a financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic region signed a six years of IT services contract with IBM. It is known that the two had already in a 10 year contract signed in 2003. IBM will provide a flexible solution that supports the overall strategic direction of the bank. The agreement covers with updates to the original agreement on IT infrastructure and operations services for Nordea in the Nordic countries. This will include mainframes, mid-range servers, PCs, local area network and helpdesk services. The contract also enables utilization of new emerging technologies such as Cloud computing. Nordea will benefit from improved flexibility and transparency as well as enhanced, more resilient infrastructure.