Glass firm Glaston picks Tieto for digital transformation

Outsourcing agreement will see select Glaston IT services transferred to Tieto by Q1 2020

Glaston is a glass processing firm.
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Glaston is a glass processing firm.

Finland-headquartered software and services firm Tieto will support fellow Finnish glass processing firm Glaston's digital transformation programme through an outsourcing agreement that covers infrastructure, and end-user and application management services globally, allowing the glass firm to streamline its information technology (IT) services and increase cost-effectiveness.

Glaston and Tieto will work together to increase the level of digitalisation and automation of Glaston's products and services.

The services will be transferred to Tieto by the end of the first quarter of 2020, according to Glaston.

Commenting on the agreement, Glaston’s ICT director, Janne Puhakka, said: “Centralising our IT services with Tieto will help us focus on our core competences. Digitalisation and [internet of things] based solutions are the spearheads of our product development.

“With the support of Tieto, we strive to achieve our vision of increasing digitalisation and automation in our production, down to fully automated production lines.”

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