Brussels, 04 July 2016 – the mSPEED consortium composed of Sopra Steria (leader), CSC, Dimension Data and eProseed has been awarded the tender DIGIT/R3/PO/2015/082 Managed Services Provision (MSPII). The services that are covered by this call for tenders encompass operational, architectural and project management services, which could last for up to 7 years of services. The deal was signed and completed (counted for) this past March.
The Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) of the European Commission awarded the contract MSPII to the mSPEED consortium of four partners, namely Sopra Steria, Dimension Data, CSC and eProseed. They will together provide managed services for the European institutions. These services include hosting services as well as transversal and supporting services for all the Middleware and Databases platforms of the DIGIT datacenters, ultimately delivering services to the other Directorates of the European Commission. Those services include the creation, configuration, management and support of middleware instances, the deployment of customer application and the evolution of the middleware infrastructure.
"Our main objectives are to guarantee the continuity of services and to gradually improve the automation and quality of the services. We work on the basis of a flexible service delivery model that adapts to the needs of the DIGIT C2 and his own customers - the European Commission Directorates - to ensure future expansion of the service, delivering high level performance services”, explains the mSPEED consortium.
The members of the mSPEED consortium have a rich track record in provisioning managed services to their client base, serving many major organizations around the world. They are familiar with the European Commission’s environment and currently delivering services for their network and security infrastructure.