MindTree Extends Strategic Partnership with Getronics for Remote Infrastructure Management, Telecom and Application Support Services
Partnership to expand the portfolio of services and joint global delivery to clients
Bangalore, INDIA, June 30, 2011:
MindTree Limited, a global IT and Product Engineering Services company, today announced an expansion of the strategic partnership with Getronics in the area of Remote IT Infrastructure Management, Telecom and Application Support Services. Getronics, part of the €13.4 billion KPN group, is a leading ICT service-provider in the world with a market leading position in Benelux.
“This strategic partnership between MindTree and Getronics has proven itself over the last 7 years on two key objectives – cost reduction and improved quality of service and now expands to include a joint go to market agreement. This partnership will provide our clients with an extended services portfolio to choose from. ” said Steven van Schilfgaarde, acting CEO of Getronics.
“The engagement with Getronics is significant as it is a testimony of MindTree’s ability to take up large-scale engagements and be measured on stringent SLA based deliverables for managing critical IT infrastructure” said Parthasarathy N.S., President and Head of Infrastructure Management Services and Independent Testing at MindTree Limited.
This engagement has already ramped up to 450 engineers delivering high quality 24x7 services from MindTree’s delivery centers in Bangalore and Chennai. Getronics confirms it has realized significant cost reduction coupled with improvement in SLAs through this engagement. Both companies expect significant engagements in the future.
“We want to provide our clients the benefits of offshore expertise through a strategic partnership. MindTree was chosen as a strategic partner for its technology expertise, proven track record of delivery, highly talented people, cultural fit and top management commitment” said Steven van Schilfgaarde.
With worldwide revenues of € 1.97 billion in 2010 and some 12,000 FTEs, Getronics is the largest ICT service provider in the Benelux and one of the leading players worldwide. As an expert in workspace management services, connectivity, datacenters, and consultancy, Getronics helps organisations and their employees to maximise their performance. To do this, Getronics offers a complete portfolio of integrated ICT services for the large enterprise market and works according to a unique Global Service Delivery Model ensuring that customers worldwide can rely on consistent, high-quality service provision. Since 2007, Getronics has been part of the KPN group, the largest provider of telecommunications services in the Netherlands. The combination of Getronics with KPN’s ICT activities created the largest ICT service provider in the Netherlands, operating under the Getronics flag.
MindTree Limited is a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company with deep knowledge in specific domains. MindTree is acknowledged as the best mid-size software services company in India for its capability to build, test and deploy solutions. The Company also places significant emphasis on culture, customer centricity and corporate governance. MindTree is ranked No. 1 among the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) India Award winners in 2010, 13th in NASSCOM’s listing of Top IT Software and Services Exporters in India (excluding BPO). In 2009, MindTree was ranked No. 2 in Asia and declared the overall winner in India in the Asiamoney Corporate Governance Poll. Please visit us at www.mindtree.com.