Atos Origin to provide managed services for Aberdeen City Council


Atos Origin to provide managed services for Aberdeen City Council

Jenny Williams

Aberdeen City Council has chosen Atos Origin to provide managed datacentre services and a virtual desktop environment.

The £10m deal will provide 5,000 council staff with a virtual desktop environment as well as delivering managed datacentre services over five years. The council's IT was previously managed in-house.

Paul Fleming, head of customer service and performance at Aberdeen City Council, said the project will provide greater accessibility and a better service to internal and public users of council IT systems.

"It supports the council's strategy to create a more flexible and mobile workforce," added Fleming.

Chris Bingham, vice president for public sector at Atos Origin, said, "This is a significant win for us both in terms of scale and scope. We are delighted to have secured such an important piece of business in Aberdeen, in a market which is becoming increasingly important to our business activities in Scotland."

Atos Origin became the first IT supplier to sign a memorandum of understanding with the government under its new 'single-client' approach to IT procurement.

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