Capgemini joins UK Defence Centre of Excellence
05/11/2009
Appointment as Niteworks Associate reflects secure IT capabilities and MOD track record.

Fuente:   www.consultantnews.com     Fecha:  05.11.2009

Capgemini joins UK Defence Centre of Excellence

Niteworks, established by the Ministry of Defence as a unique partnership with the broad spectrum of UK industrial defence capability, has welcomed Capgemini UK plc as a new Associate Member under agreements which take effect immediately. Capgemini joins a list of 12 Partners and 46 Associate Members which includes the major UK defence primes, a large range of defence contractors and advisors, as well as UK subsidiaries of the major US primes.

Steve Phillips, Head of Strategic Communications at Niteworks, said: “We are continuing to broaden our inclusive partnership and our reach across UK Defence to ensure that the MOD can access the best skills available. Capgemini, with its proven track record in Defence IT, is a valued addition to our capabilities.”

The development reflects Capgemini’s confidence that its outstanding expertise in secure IT architecture, networks and systems will enable it to make a valuable contribution to Niteworks. The company has in-depth experience of the UK defence sector and a record of successful project delivery at the MOD in areas such as procurement, online systems and defence collaboration.

Niteworks is an innovative and agile enterprise for military capability-based acquisition and evidenced decision support, in which the MOD and the UK defence industry work in partnership to address and resolve MOD’s high-priority issues.

Dr Cliff Evans, Vice President for the Defence Sector at Capgemini UK, said: “We are excited by our appointment as a Niteworks Associate, which is expected to bring many new opportunities to deploy our skills and expertise in the service of UK defence capabilities.”