- Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development, extends its partnership with eu-LISA – the EU Agency established to provide a long-term solution for the operational management of large-scale IT systems
in the area of Freedom, Security and Justice – with the award of a framework contract for Infrastructure Provisioning.
- ecos consortium, composed of everis, part of NTT DATA Group, CANCOM, OTE and Sopra Steria, will support eu-LISA in designing and providing an infrastructure platform that will provide services that can be deployed across the board of any of the current
and future applications.
- Within the ecos consortium, Sopra Steria will mainly be bringing its highly qualified expertise in cybersecurity and will be providing consulting services to the agencies in the field of security solutions.
Sopra Steria is member of the ecos consortium which is undertaking a major technology contract for the European Agencies eu-LISA and Frontex. Specifically, ecos has been awarded through an open tender procedure the provisioning of an ICT infrastructure
to support the mission-critical applications of both agencies. The contract for the consortium has a total budget of €442 million for a maximum six-year duration.
This major technology contract covers the provision of hardware and software, as well as the design, deployment, testing and support of ICT infrastructure for eu-LISA and Frontex. The critical systems operated by eu-LISA and Frontex fulfil the Agencies’ mission of ensuring security in the EU, effectively protecting its borders and implementing its asylum and migration policies.
eu-LISA has very strategic objectives for the coming years, not only to further develop itself as a contributor and implementing partner of the EU in the implementation of relevant policies in the area of freedom, security and justice, but also to expand its role as an ICT centre of excellence and service provider. In accordance with this strategy, ecos, formed by everis, Cancom, OTE and Sopra Steria will support eu-LISA by designing and delivering an infrastructure platform that will provide services that can be deployed in all current and future core business systems.
In this context, Sopra Steria will especially be responsible for cyber security services supporting the Agencies to continuously improve the security of their IT systems and tackle new cyber threats.