HP Awarded Global IT Services Contract with Europe’s Largest Brewer
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2007
HP today announced that it has been awarded a seven-year, global services contract by Heineken, one of the world’s leading international brewers, headquartered in the Netherlands.
The contract covers industry-standard end-user workplace solutions – including help desk and desk-side support, desktop lifecycle services and mobility services – as well as print management, infrastructure management and LAN operations.
Expanding on its long-term relationship as a hardware supplier for Heineken, HP will act as the single point of contact for a majority of the company’s global end-user workplace environment needs. HP’s ability to implement and service the agreement worldwide, in addition to being a flexible, collaborative and innovative partner, was critical in winning the new business.
“We’re excited to earn the opportunity for our global IT services expertise to help Heineken manage and simplify their workplace,” said Eric Grall, vice president and general manager, Outsourcing Services – Europe, the Middle East and Africa, HP. “HP’s End-User Workplace Solutions are key to our Adaptive Infrastructure and provide standardized, centralized end-user environments that we expect will enable greater efficiencies and lower their overall cost structure.”
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $97.1 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended April 30, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.
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