Strategically-important agreement with Gjensidige

2012-12-14 08:55:14 -

(Oslo, 14 December 2012) EVRY ASA has won a strategically important IT services
contract with Gjensidige. The agreement runs for 6 years, and represents total
contract value in excess of NOK 700 million.

"I am very pleased to see the confidence that Gjensidige has shown in us. EVRY
has documented that our company has extensive business knowledge and technology
expertise. This contract shows that our services are competitive. EVRY will be
an innovative business partner for Gjensidige. Our strong and long-standing
relationship is renewed, and we look forward to continuing our good
collaboration for a further 6 years", says Terje Mjøs, CEO of EVRY.

"IT is playing an increasingly important role in realising Gjensidige's Nordic
strategy and through this improving the customer experience and strengthening
the company's competitiveness. The agreement with EVRY will ensure operational
reliability and speedy time-to-market for new services, with particular emphasis
on self-service, automation and information processing, combined with high
levels of security", says Helge Leiro Baastad, CEO of Gjensidige.

Through the partnership agreement, EVRY will deliver secure cloud-based services
based on new standardised solutions. EVRY will provide IT services that ensure
high levels of availability for Gjensidige's business-critical applications
through efficient infrastructure and reliable, secure operations on all

The services will include:

* Mainframe and Linux services with a particular focus on applications with
demanding requirements for secure processing and data storage.
* Windows and UNIX services through a new secure cloud-based delivery model
(Future Proof).
* A new, state-of-the-art desktop based on industry standards with high levels
of performance that will also meet the requirements associated with "bring
your own device".

About the agreement
The agreement with Gjensidige will run from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2018,
with an option to extend for a further two years, and will replace existing
agreements. In addition to operating services deliveries, EVRY will be a
preferred partner for consulting services related to applications development
and applications maintenance. The agreement represents total contract value in
excess of NOK 700 million for the contract period.

Contact persons at EVRY:

CEO Terje Mjøs, EVRY, tel +47 06500

CFO Eli Giske, EVRY, tel + 47 908 44 189

SVP Communications Geir Remman, tel +47 97055017

About EVRY

EVRY is one of Scandinavia's leading IT corporations with strong community and
regional ties to 50 Nordic cities. EVRY's insights, solutions and technological
expertise allow strong participation in designing the IT society of the future
and developing values that customers can use in their daily lives, in their
businesses and in society. EVRY combines a high level of trade and technological
expertise with regional distribution models and international exposure.

EVRY has about 10 000 employees; the company works purposefully to prove that
Scandinavian customers are best served by the people who know Scandinavian
conditions best. EVRY has an annual turnover of almost NOK 13 billion kroner.
The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has its main office in
Oslo. A significant amount of its business activity occurs in the Norwegian and
Swedish markets. EVRY is the result of the merger between Norway's two leading
IT companies in 2010: EDB Business Partner and ErgoGroup.

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