Service provider Logica has reported an 11% drop in profit for the first half of 2011 but increased sales by 15% in the same period.
Three new deals in the UK with the Ministry of Defence, Scottish and Southern Energy, and Galileo Satellite Navigation Programme were announced alongside the results.
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In the first six months of 2011 Logica made just short of £2bn in sales compared to £1.8bn in the first six months of 2010. Profits were down 11% at £83m.
Craig Boundy, CEO at Logica UK, said the UK business and technology service market is very competitive: "However, we are making good headway with a return to growth in the second quarter of this year, boosted by our strong performance in the commercial sectors which was up 12%."
Logica announced three major deals.
Energy supplier Scottish and Southern Energy has outsourced communication, data and pre-payment services for a smart meter system trials in the UK to Logica.
The Ministry of Defence has awarded a consortium that includes Logica with a contract to support a project known as Shepherd, which will improve information gathering in electronic warfare.
Logica has also won two contracts for the European Galileo satellite navigation Full Operational Capability programme.