Danish Ministry selects IBM to deliver Smart Defense in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 6 Oct. 2010. IBM and the Danish Defense have signed a seven-year services agreement in which IBM will provide high-availability, technology infrastructure and management services for the Ministry's Resource Management System, DeMars. The effort is intended to enhance the Danish Ministry's international defense operations.

Posted by Courtney E. Howard

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 6 Oct. 2010. IBM and the Danish Defense have signed a seven-year services agreement in which IBM will provide high-availability, technology infrastructure and management services for the Ministry's Resource Management System, DeMars. The effort is intended to enhance the Danish Ministry's international defense operations.

The Danish Defense employs the DeMars System, running SAP on IBM Power Servers and IBM Storage to manage equipment, personnel, and logistics of the entire department for international missions and on the Danish Navy's ships. Under the new agreement, IBM will continuously devise new solutions to improve the efficiency of DeMars for the secure tracking and delivery of assets for the Danish Ministry.

"With this agreement Danish Defense will leverage IBM's global defense expertise, and together we will ensure that the Danish Defense's IT environment becomes even more efficient, secure, reliable, and easier to manage in order to prepare Danish Defense for the future," says Preben Thalund Madsen, partner, IBM Global Business Services Nordic.

The contract was signed in October 2010.

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