Proact concludes framework agreement with Västra Götaland region

Proact has been selected as a supplier for the Västra Götaland region’s data storage procurement procedure.

Proact is concluding a framework agreement with the Västra Götaland region (VGR) concerning the supply of storage solutions for data centres. Proact has submitted tenders for this procurement procedure – which has now come to an end – for solutions which include products from EMC and Hitachi Data Systems, as well as consultancy services to be provided by the company’s own data centre specialists.

The framework agreement will remain in force until the end of October 2017, with an option of extending it by two years. VGR estimates that this framework agreement will be worth up to SEK 80 million during the period. Västtrafik, the region’s public transport company, has also participated in the procurement procedure and has the option of concluding an agreement. Deliveries will take place following subordering, with a second competition procedure.

“It is pleasing to see that Proact’s offering proved to be so strong in such a competitive procurement procedure. Our customer team is made up of well-prepared people who are now looking forward to helping the Västra Götaland region to develop IT support for all their operations by means of a flexible, efficient infrastructure,” says Lena Eskilsson, CEO at Proact in Sweden.

“We are also keen to continue our excellent relationship with our partners in connection with this procurement procedure – this made it possible to shape our collective offering into a winning tender.”

Proact has a strong commitment to public organisations in their efforts to develop their IT support and renew data centres with a view to implementing cloud services. Other public sector customers that have recently selected Proact include Lund University, Vattenfall, the municipality of Båstad and the Norwegian tax authorities.

For further information, please contact:

Jason Clark, CEO and President, Proact IT Group AB, tel +44 1246 266300, jason.clark@proact.eu
Peter Javestad, Vice President / IR, Proact IT Group AB, tel +46 733 56 67 22, peter.javestad@proact.eu

About Proact

Proact is Europe’s leading independent integrator in the field of integrated systems (data storage, servers and networks) and private cloud services. Proact supplies business benefits by helping companies and authorities the world over to reduce risk and costs, and above all to supply flexible, accessible and secure IT services.

Proact solutions cover all data centre elements, including storage, servers, security and network functions. In addition, Proact’s cloud service operations manage 70 petabytes of information. Proact has completed more than 3,500 successful projects all over the world to date.

The Proact Group has more than 740 employees and conducts business in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the USA. Proact was founded in 1994, and its parent company Proact IT Group AB (publ) has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol PACT since 1999.

For further information about Proact’s activities please visit us at www.proact.eu

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Proact is Europe’s leading independent data centre and cloud services provider. By delivering flexible, accessible and secure IT solutions and services, we help companies and authorities reduce risk and costs, whilst increasing agility, productivity and efficiency. We’ve completed over 5,000 successful projects around the world, have more than 3,500 customers and currently manage in excess of 100 petabytes of information in the cloud. We employ over 800 people in 15 countries across Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, our parent company, Proact IT Group AB (publ), was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 1999 (under the symbol PACT). For further information about Proact’s activities please visit us at www.proact.eu

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