Skandiabanken in Norway selects Atea and Basefarm
Skandiabanken in Norway has selected Atea and Basefarm as suppliers of IT operating services, this is in line with the bank being separated from Skandia's other banking operations.
The agreement is part of Skandiabanken ASA’s strategy to grow in the Norwegian market. The agreement is an important step in the process of separating the company from its parent company and last year the company was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
- The new suppliers fit our modern platform and gives us the flexibility to develop the online bank in line with our customers need. We chose Atea and Basefarm due to the flexibility and quality they offer, says Magnar Øyhovden, General Manager in Skandiabanken ASA.
Separate agreements are created with each of the two companies. Both agreements have a duration of five years with an extension option.
The agreement with Atea covers all operations and support of the office platform at Skandiabanken ASA. Basefarm will operate the online banking systems and business applications. Both agreements contain the project implementation in addition to the operations contracts and both deliveries will be in operation by the end of 2016.
- This is an important agreement for Atea in an exciting market segment, says Steinar Sønsteby, CEO in Atea ASA.
- The banking and financial sector is an important priority for Basefarm. The agreement with Skandiabanken confirms that we are on the right track when it comes to positioning ourselves in this sector, says CEO Grethe Viksaas Basefarm.
Basefarm and Atea have successfully collaborated on a comprehensive and forward-looking offer to Skandiabanken in Norway.
Gunnar Senum, Eirunn Skogen, Henning Nordgulen, Endre Valdersnes (Atea), Einar Vaage (Atea), Sveinung Trovik (Basefarm), Lars Lersveen (Basefarm) and Magnar Øyhovden are pleased with the agreements.