Espoo, Finland – 8 May 2015
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri and HP CEO Meg Whitman shake hands after the contract signature.
Nokia Networks CFOO Samih Elhage (sitting left), CEO Telefonica Business Solutions Juan Carlos López Vives (sitting right) and Nokia Networks CIO Manfred Immitzer (standing behind both) celebrating the contract signing.
Nokia has entered into strategic partnerships with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica to create an exceptional IT infrastructure and workplace environment. With the new cloud-based architecture in place, the company will be in a unique position to harness the complete potential of IT and telecommunications operations for superior quality, greater agility and faster introduction of new IT services. The transformation is planned to be completed during the first quarter of 2017.
Nokia’s revamped IT infrastructure will facilitate next generation software development, collaboration and service delivery. In the future, the company’s global delivery centers will migrate to a cloud-based architecture using the most advanced data center technology and automated delivery solutions for computing and storage.
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The key elements of the partnerships with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica are:
Manfred Immitzer, CIO, Nokia Networks, said: “This investment will further improve our infrastructure quality and agility. It will simplify the global network solution and provide a much better service experience and connectivity for the users – our employees. In partnership with other industry leaders, we have laid a solid foundation to profit from next-generation software and optimize our IT Infrastructure costs. This IT infrastructure renewal is the biggest and most impactful IT program we have initiated over the last years.”
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