Feb 27, 2012 09:00 ET

Samsung SDS and Tieto announce Partnership in Enterprise Mobility

Tieto and Samsung collaborate to accelerate enterprise mobile adoption

BARCELONA, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tieto and Samsung SDS have entered into a relationship to jointly provide integrated enterprise mobility services. The joint offering speeds up development of enterprise managed mobile applications as well as their distribution for multiple devices. In addition, customers will get consistent security management, a platform to develop and deploy new apps as well as seamless integration to disparate back-end systems. Today's announcement was made at the 2012 Mobile World Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, from Feb. 27-March 1.

By combining forces, Tieto and Samsung SDS plan to establish a one-stop shop for enterprise mobility services. Samsung SDS provides the Secure Enterprise Mobility Platform (SEMP) which enables efficient backend enterprise services mobilization. Tieto delivers mobile solutions which communicate with middleware and offers a comprehensive set of services for integration including managed and cloud services.

"We are pleased to partner with Tieto in providing a tightly integrated, joint enterprise mobility offering to customers in Europe. Samsung SDS' advanced technology and best practices for enterprise mobility, coupled with Tieto's robust delivery capability and industry expertise, offer a compelling value proposition to customers," said Sean Kae, Executive Vice President, Smart Convergence Division, Samsung SDS.

"Through the SEMP platform, we can rapidly develop and manage a comprehensive IT service offering for our customers who want to leverage critical back-end data to deliver innovative services via multiple connected devices," said Ari Vanhanen, Executive Vice President, Product Engineering Solutions, Tieto.

About Samsung SDS
Samsung SDS was established in 1985, through consolidation of ICT (Information & Communication Technology) systems of all Samsung affiliates. Since its foundation, Samsung SDS has provided comprehensive ICT services and contributed to the growth of Samsung Group as a global company. Samsung has established 14 overseas offices in 13 countries starting with SDS America in 1997, and has set up 9 data centers in 6 countries. Samsung SDS is a world class ICT company with 12,365 employees, generating USD 3.8 Billion (revenues) in 2010. More information is available at http://www.sds.samsung.com/.

About Tieto
Tieto is the leading IT service company in Northern Europe providing IT and product engineering services. Our highly specialized IT solutions and services complemented by a strong technology platform create tangible business benefits for our local and global customers. As a trusted transformation partner, we are close to our customers and understand their unique needs. With about 18 000 experts, we aim to become a leading service integrator creating the best service experience in IT. www.tieto.com


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