Staten og Kommunernes Indkøbsservice A/S (SKI), the largest public procurement organization in Denmark, has selected Atea as the sole supplier on a large tender for Microsoft software to the Danish state. The tender, called 'miniudbud 50.49 Standardsoftware - Stat' has an estimated value of DKK 750 million over three years.
The most important supplier criteria from SKI when awarding the contract was quality. Quality metrics weighted 51 percent and price metrics weighted 49 percent when evaluating bids in the tender process.
In January 2019, Atea was selected as the sole supplier to 66 Danish municipalities – this tender was also a part of tender 50.49.
“We are pleased to be chosen as supplier to the public sector on this significant tender. We have a wide range of the best Microsoft products as well as very competent consultants to ensure that the costumers get the most out of this agreement, and we look very much forward to contributing further to the digitalization of the Danish public sector," commented Morten Felding, Managing Director, Atea Denmark.
The Danish state can start to place software orders according to the tender from June 1st, 2019. The decision to award the tender to Atea can be appealed until May 31st, in accordance with the current public procurement regulations.
For further information, please contact:
Steinar Sønsteby, CEO Atea ASA, mobile (+47) 930 55 655
Robert Giori, CFO Atea ASA, mobile (+47) 934 09 188
Atea is the leading supplier of IT infrastructure and system integration in the Nordic and Baltic regions with 7,400 employees. Atea is present in 87 cities in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Atea delivers IT products from leading vendors and assists its customers with specialist competencies within IT infrastructure services. Atea had revenue of approximately NOK 35 billion in 2018 and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange https://www.atea.com