Acrodex awarded Government of Alberta contract for IT Desktop Management

EDMONTON, March 11 /CNW/ - Acrodex today announced a seven-year contract valued at more than $70 million with the Alberta Government to provide centralized Desktop Management Services. The goal of the contract is to enhance and manage Information Technology (IT) Desktop Services at Alberta Government locations across the province, in order to standardize the services and process and improve cost effectiveness.

"As one of the largest IT solutions providers in Canada, we are pleased to support the Alberta Government in ensuring that its computer systems operate effectively, regardless of location," says Yasmin Jivraj, Acrodex President.

The Alberta Government has 24 Ministries delivering a wide range of services to Albertans. Under the new agreement, Acrodex's role is to drive out the benefits possible through the standardization of centralized IT Desktop Management for public service employees throughout the province. Acrodex will ensure effective and efficient Desktop Management support services are provided wherever government offices are located in Alberta.

This contract is aligned with the Alberta Government's "One Government" approach, enabling government to act seamlessly and provide easy access to programs and services for ministries and all Albertans.

"Acrodex is one of Alberta's business success stories," says Jivraj. "It is an example of diversification beyond the province's traditional resource base and we are proud to support one of the Alberta Government's four priority areas of technology development."

About Acrodex

For over 25 years, Acrodex has been a leading provider of strategic IT services for Canadian business. Today, the company is one of Canada's largest IT solution providers, and provides a full suite of IT services including: IT Architecture and Design, hardware provisioning, software licensing, network & server infrastructure, managed infrastructure support, application development and project management.

Acrodex customers include leading enterprise and medium sized organizations across the country, in such industry segments as the public sector, energy, healthcare, education, and oil and gas. The Acrodex team is comprised of over 600 dedicated IT professionals located in Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina and Vancouver.


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