Techstep wins contract with Difi – the Norwegian government’s Agency for Public Management and eGovernment
Techstep has won a framework agreement with Difi, the Norwegian government’s Agency for public management and eGovernment. Under the agreement, Techstep will provide mobile solutions comprising mobile phones and tablets, related equipment, and operating and support services to Difis organisations and their employees.
The agreement will be entered into with Difi’s Department of Public Procurement and will be signed shortly after the closing date for submission of complaints, which is due 3 September 2018. The potential contract value is NOK 200 million excluding options, with the majority of the revenue effect expected from 2019. The contract duration is two years plus options for an additional two years with semi-annual renewal.
“Difi, which represents 185 public organisations and some 150,000 employees, has strict requirements when it comes to quality, security and cost efficiency. We are very happy with the agreement and the fact that we will provide Difi and the organisations and end-users they represent with our high-quality mobility offering. We believe that our sharp focus on mobile solutions and specialised competence make us a preferred provider”, says CEO Jens Haviken in Techstep.
About Difi’s Department of Public Procurement
Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi) aims to strengthen the government’s work in renewing the Norwegian public sector and improve the organisation and efficiency of government administration. Difi works to ensure that government administration in Norway is characterised by values of excellence, efficiency, user-orientation, transparency and democracy. We aim to develop the organisation and leadership of the public sector, with coordination among public authorities and services. For more information, please visit www.difi.no.
About Techstep ASA
Techstep is positioning itself as a leading Nordic enabler of the digital workplace. Techstep’s “Mobile as a Service” (MaaS) offering is a one-stop-shop solution, which combines hardware, subscription & connectivity, mobile device management, managed services and related software, in addition to financing. The MaaS solution enables enterprises to let employees do their work across mobile devices and locations, with a high degree of security and operational stability. Techstep has approximately 220 employees based in Norway and Sweden, serving close to 6,000 customers and 635,000 end users across various industries in the private and public sectors. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit http://techstepasa.no/.
For further information
Jens Haviken, CEO, Techstep ASA: +47 930 90 070