Mindtree wins Sandvik IT flexibility deal

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Building efficiencies and economies-of-scale across Sandvik’s global organisation

IT solutions firm Mindtree has been selected by Sandvik, a global engineering group in tooling, materials technology, mining and construction, to manage its IT service integration capabilities.

Mindtree will design, set up and manage a geography hub, that will serve to consolidate and streamline Sandvik’s global operations, providing flexibility and agility to its IT landscape.

Mindtree and Sandvik will work together on building efficiencies and economies-of-scale across Sandvik’s global organisation, providing it the scale necessary to build, operate and reinforce its service management capabilities, said the provider.

Agreement Deal Shake handsRostow Ravanan, executive director, Mindtree, said: “We see this initiative as an important step for Sandvik to drive growth in its key markets. Sandvik has a multi-phase approach to their transition, and we are thrilled to be a part of it. Our expertise in delivering value for clients, will enable us to help Sandvik meet its strategic goals in this field.”

Petra Ålund, MD Sandvik IT GSS, said: “This is the first time we have embarked on such a model and we sought a partner with the ability to work on large transformation programmes, and yet still be able to provide a customised plan, specific to the unique needs we had.”

He added: “We selected Mindtree for their strong domain expertise in manufacturing, their ability to innovate and most importantly the cultural fit. We found the company culture and values of Mindtree being in line and close to Sandvik’s own, and we believe that in Mindtree we have a partner who can scale along with our needs.”

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