Akibia Announces Expanded Partnership With Leading International Communications Company to Provide Data Center Support Services
(OMX (English) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
Akibia to Provide Data Center Services Throughout EMEA Region for Fortune 500
Mobile Services Provider
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2013-01-08 15:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Akibia, a leading provider of consulting, integration, support and managed
services for data center, network, security and compliance solutions, today
announced an expanded relationship with a Fortune 500 European manufacturer of
mobile, fixed networks, multimedia solutions and telecom services.
Under the recently signed five-year contract, Akibia will provide 24x7 data
center services for Oracle and HP servers throughout the EMEA region, including
service desk support, remote technical support, onsite field support and
hardware maintenance support. With this announcement, Akibia has expanded its
multi-shore Infrastructure Management delivery.
During a recent review of their work, Akibia was lauded for their consistent
and innovative work:
"Akibia has been a reliable partner over the past several years, and has always
demonstrated an excellent level of service and support," stated a
representative of the Fortune 500 Company. "We are looking forward to
continuing our relationship with Akibia, which will further our ability to
improve efficiencies and reduce the TCO of our infrastructure."
Akibia was selected for this contract due to their flexible service models as
well as the ease of having global delivery capabilities that allow a single
point of contact for multiple systems and countries.
"We are excited to continue partnering with customers on data center
initiatives around the globe," said Tom Tucker, President and CEO at Akibia.
"This partnership furthers our growth initiatives within the European region
and exemplifies Akibia's robust global delivery capabilities."
Akibia's global delivery centers include Westborough, MA; Slough, UK;
Veenendaal, The Netherlands; Shanghai, China and Hyderabad, India.
About Akibia (www.akibia.com)
Akibia, a Zensar company, provides innovative Infrastructure Management
solutions that enable leading companies worldwide to optimize, secure, manage
and support their mission-critical infrastructure. As an independent advisor,
Akibia partners with our customers to deliver solutions that improve the
availability, reliability and performance of their data center, network and
security infrastructure. Using its multi-shore capabilities, Akibia combines
expert consulting, integration and support services with world-class customer
service to help IT organizations reduce costs, increase efficiencies and manage
risk in the data center.
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About Zensar Technologies (www.zensar.com)
Zensar Technologies is among the top 15 software services providers from India.
Zensar is the world's first enterprise-wide SEI CMM Level 5 Company and was
also later certified as a CMMI Level 5 Company with industry expertise that
spans Retail, Manufacturing, Banking, Insurance, Energy and Utilities, Media
and Connected Services – Government, Education and Healthcare. An RPG Group
company, Zensar has more than 7000 employees with sales and operations presence
across US, UK, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Middle East, South Africa, Singapore,
Australia, China and Japan. The Company delivers comprehensive services in
mission-critical applications, enterprise applications, e-business, BPO and
Knowledge Services. The Company has developed tools and methodologies,
including the proprietary Solution Blue Print (SBP), which enables its clients
with innovative business solutions and a rapid 'go-to-market' capability. The
Company supports Fortune 500 clients with software business solutions that help
them compete in the digital economy.
About RPG Enterprises (www.rpg.com)
RPG Enterprises is one of India's largest industrial conglomerates. With over
16 companies in its fold, the group has a strong presence in 8 business
sectors. Established in 1979, RPG Enterprises is one of India's fastest growing
business groups with a turnover touching 3 Billion USD. The group has more than
sixteen companies managing diverse business interests in the areas of Power,
Tyre, Infrastructure, IT, Retail, Entertainment, Carbon Black and Specialty.
Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements which involve a number of risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these
statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding
fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in
IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage
increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled
professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed price, fixed-time frame
contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to
manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key
focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to
successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for
damages on our service contracts, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives,
political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring
companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and
general economic conditions affecting our industry. The Company does not
undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to
time by or on behalf of the Company.
CONTACT: PR Contacts:Julie MachnikAkibia,
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