Tieto extends its office productivity and collaboration services with Google Apps
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For best results when printing this announcement, please click on the link below: http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130404:nHUGd0Z2 Tieto Corporation PRESS RELEASE 4 April 2013 at 09.00 am EET Tieto extends its office productivity and collaboration services with Google Apps Tieto has signed an agreement with Google, expanding Tieto's service offering with Google Apps, a public cloud based productivity suite.The cooperation complements Tieto's existing services in the office productivity and collaboration area to drive mobile ways of working and efficiency. The services are fitted for enterprises and fulfill all modern communication and collaboration needs reaching from email to social media. This also supports Tieto's aim to provide innovative full life-cycle IT services for its customers in their business transformation. Tieto's productivity and collaboration offering portfolio now includes a comprehensive set of cloud services delivered either in private, public or hybrid cloud. As a full IT services partner, Tieto integrates cloud services into its customers' existing IT systems and business processes. Part of Tieto's employees will also be using Google Apps, in connection with the "choose your own device" concept. "We can now provide Nordic companies with a new alternative in their business and IT transformation. Through the cooperation with Google, we take yet another step in offering the most innovative and flexible services from a variety of cloud ecosystems, integrated and optimized according to our customers' needs. We see an increasing demand for public and hybrid cloud based solutions in the enterprise market due to changes in IT consumption," says Kimmo Alkio, CEO, Tieto. Tieto will sell Google Apps combined with its own complementing services focusing on the Nordic markets. For further information, please contact: Ari Karppinen, Executive Vice President, Managed Services, Tieto, tel. +358 20 727 1137, ari.karppinen(at) tieto.com Pekka Karimaa, Service Area Director, Managed Services, Tieto, tel. +358 20 727 7728, pekka.karimaa(at)tieto.com TIETO CORPORATION DISTRIBUTION Principal media Tieto is the largest Nordic IT services company providing full life-cycle services for both private and public sectors. The company has global presence through its product engineering business and the global delivery centers. Tieto is committed to develop enterprises and society through IT by realizing new opportunities in customers' business transformation. At Tieto, we believe in professional development and results. Founded 1968, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland and with approximately 17 000 experts, the company operates in over 20 countries with net sales at approximately EUR 1.8 billion. Tieto's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX in Helsinki and Stockholm. Please visit www.tieto.com http://www.tieto.com/ for more information. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Tieto Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1689950