Press release, Uppsala, May 2, 2022: Data Ductus has been awarded a framework agreement for IT consulting services from Uppsala Municipality and Regional County. The contract will run for two years with an option to extend it for a further two years.
Uppsala Municipality and Regional County recently decided to reduce the number of framework agreement providers from 44 to three. Data Ductus is one of the three consulting companies to be awarded a contract. The estimated total value is 390 MSEK (MUSD 40).
“We are incredibly proud to welcome Uppsala Municipality and Regional County as new customers,” says Fredrik Hagberg, Data Ductus sales manager. “We can now add them to our growing list of public sector clients.”
In accordance with the framework agreement, Data Ductus consultants will act as an extension to Uppsala Municipality’s existing IT teams. Support will include everything from development and management of systems and networks to testing, project management and service desk support.
“We have a fantastic team at our Uppsala office who can help with tackling everything from specialist technical challenges to general IT issues,” continues Fredrik. “We are already one of the largest IT consultancy companies in Uppsala. This contract will see us grow our operations with around 40 recruitments, some of which will be employed in Uppsala while others will be located at our offices around the country.”
Uppsala Municipality represents a number of other parties within the municipality and the Regional County in this procurement. In accordance with the agreement, a number of other organizations associated with the municipality and the Regional County are entitled to call on the help of IT consultants.
The framework agreement will be valid from May 2, 2022. The other two service providers are Sogeti and Chas Visual Management.
For more information contact:
Fredrik Hagberg, sales manager, Data Ductus, firstname.lastname@example.org, +46 070 236 73 31
Frida Göthager, press contact, Data Ductus, email@example.com, +46 910 73 23 21
About Uppsala Municipality
Over 230,000 people live in Uppsala Municipality, one of Sweden’s oldest cities which has been a political and religious center since the 500s. The municipality is Sweden’s fourth largest city. It has a strong international influence with international companies and schools and many foreign guest researchers and students. A dynamic business community comprises 21,000 companies and two universities with 40,000 students. Uppsala Municipality is economically, ecologically and socially sustainable. The municipality was named Fairtrade City 2015 and 2021; Sweden’s Climate City 2013, 2018 and 2020; Global Climate City of the Year 2018; and Growth Municipality of the Year 2018. The municipal organization comprises 16 committees, 11 administrations and 17 companies. Every year, Uppsala Municipality makes purchases for approximately SEK 3.5 billion.
About Uppsala Regional County
Uppsala Regional County works with healthcare, culture, public transport and regional development. This involves coordinating and collaborating with many actors involved in areas such as transport, infrastructure, business, hospitality and public health.