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Logica Wins Application Management Contract with Airbus

Blended delivery model delivers service from Germany, France and India
  • 10 June, 2009 18:47

<p>Sydney, 10 June 2009 - Logica, a leading IT and business services provider today announced that it has won a three year outsourcing contract with Airbus, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers. Logica will manage Airbus’ application management for document management, archiving, groupware and knowledge management. The contract encompasses maintenance, service, support and projects for the further development and optimisation of the company's applications. Logica will also act in an advisory capacity for software harmonisation.</p>
<p>Logica will deliver the service by leveraging its flexible blended delivery model and its expertise and experience in some of Airbus’ focal markets like Germany and France. Service delivery will be equally split between the local hubs of Hamburg and Toulouse to maintain customer intimacy and from Logica’s centre in Chennai for cost effective application development and management.</p>
<p>Commenting on the win, Torsten Straß, CEO, Logica in Germany, said “Our Blended Delivery Model allows us to provide customers with a seamless network of international expertise and experience that can be leveraged to optimise cost and risk. Our customers will benefit from local teams on site and from international teams that have in-depth technical expertise and experience delivering large scale outsourcing projects. This is an exciting and challenging project and we look forward to working with Airbus.”</p>
<p>Logica is the leading provider of application management in Europe (PAC 2008), managing outsourcing contracts for customers like Finnair, Teliasonera, Ford Krombacher, Michelin, and KPMG among others.</p>
<p>About Logica</p>
<p>Logica is a leading IT and business services company, employing 40,000 people. It provides business consulting, systems integration, and IT and business process outsourcing services. Logica works closely with its customers to release their potential - enabling change that increases their efficiency, accelerates growth and manages risk. It applies its deep industry knowledge, technical excellence and global delivery expertise to help its customers build leadership positions in their markets. Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext (Amsterdam) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available at</p>

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