Viju awarded major contract by Norwegian Defence
Viju, the global visual communications and collaboration specialist, today announced that they have been awarded a major framework agreement by Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO).
The agreement covers ‘ICT equipment and associated services, including video conferencing systems, network infrastructure and audio visual solutions associated to Defence Information and Communications.
Following a comprehensive tender process, Viju was nominated as the contractor; the award was based on the best overall offerings delivered within quality and price. The signed agreement is valid for three years with an optional extension for a further two plus two years. The annual contract value is estimated at NOK 60-70 million.
Defence Logistics Organisation (FLO) procure all materials for defense, is technically responsible and provide maintenance and supply in peace, crisis and war. FLO disposes around 50% of the defence budget. FLO employ around 3,000 staff, of which 70% are civilians.
Commenting on the contract award, Torgeir Hitland, Senior Consultant, FLO said: “The new agreement with Viju Norge AS will be important for us to provide defence security with cost-effective standardized audio visual and video conferencing solutions. FLO expects that the agreement will allow for easier and more efficient interaction at various grade levels. Increased standardization becomes an especially important focus area for the military. FLO also expects that the agreement will contribute to faster and more predictable deliveries in addition to better support and maintenance services.”
“The Norwegian Defence is a large and advanced player in visual collaboration deployment; we are very proud to be awarded this contract and we look forward to expanding our relationship with this valued customer.” said Odd Sverre Østlie, President/CEO, Viju AS. “Beyond the criteria of achieving the most cost-effective and stable solutions, was dedicated experience and competence, we are pleased that our efforts to establish industry leading collaboration solutions puts us in a position to deliver our services to the Norwegian Defence.”
For further information:
Odd Sverre Østlie, President/CEO, Viju AS
Mobile: +47 41521580
Torgeir Hitland, FLO Division of ICT Capacities
Mobile +47 91544085Share