Techstep to provide mobile solutions to the Norwegian Health Sector
Techstep has won an important framework agreement with Sykehusinnkjøp HF, the national procurement agency for the Norwegian specialist healthcare service. Under the agreement, Techstep will provide a comprehensive mobile solution comprising mobile phones and tablets, operational support, as well as emergency preparedness to ensure consistent uptime for employees in all four public health regions in Norway. In addition, the agreement includes the possibility of complete setup of relevant software for mobile devices.
“Sykehusinnkjøp HF, which represents some 120,000 employees in the Norwegian healthcare sector has strict requirements when it comes to quality, innovation, security and cost efficiency. The Norwegian health sector is in the middle of a technological shift where mobile units play an ever-increasing part of the workday. We look forward to make the Norwegian health sector more mobile and empower employees to get their work done quicker and better “, says CEO Jens Haviken in Techstep.
Techstep has been awarded the contract after a tender offering and it is expected to be signed shortly after the closing date for submission of complaints, due 4 January 2019. Delivery is expected shortly thereafter. Techstep’s competence and ability to drive digital transformation was key in winning the contract.
Total potential contract value is estimated to NOK 60 million excluding options, with revenue effect expected from 2019. The contract duration is two years plus options for an additional two years with annual renewal.
About Sykehusinnkjøp HF
Sykehusinnkjøp HF is the procurement agency on behalf of all four public health regions and hospitals in Norway, representing some 120,000 employees in total. The company has four owners: Helse Sør-Øst RHF, Helse Nord RHF, Helse Midt-Norge RHF og Helse Vest RHF, representing a 25 per cent share each. By 2018, the company consists of more than 240 employees. For more information, see www.sykehusinnnkjop.no.
About Techstep ASA
Techstep is positioning itself as a leading Nordic enabler of the digital workplace. Techstep delivers hardware, software, connectivity and mobile device management bundled as a managed service. This enables enterprises and their employees do their work across mobile devices and locations, with a high degree of security and operational stability. Techstep has 225 employees based in Norway and Sweden, serving close to 6,000 customers and 658,000 end users across various industries in the private and public sectors. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. For more information, see www.techstepasa.no
For further information
Jens Haviken, CEO, Techstep ASA: +47 930 90 070
Marius Drefvelin, CFO, Techstep ASA: +47 958 95 690