Capgemini joins UK Defence Centre of Excellence Niteworks

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London - Appointment as Niteworks Associate reflects secure IT capabilities and MOD track record

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. Details of the organisation can be found at www.niteworks.net

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.’

About Capgemini
Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2008 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and employs 90,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at www.uk.capgemini.com.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini.

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Capgemini UK plc
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