GRTgaz Awards Information System Facility Management Contract to Euriware

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Euriware, a subsidiary of the AREVA group, was selected by GRTgaz to takeover facility management for the entire information system of the leading natural gas transmission system operator in France, following a call for tenders that stirred up competition among the largest software engineering firms in France.

With in-depth knowledge of the challenges faced by energy suppliers and vast experience in industrial critical systems, Euriware asserted its position as the best partner for providing the datacenter infrastructureand the required facility management and integration services.

Following this commercial success, Euriware will take over management of GRTgaz’s infrastructure, networks and applications (both professional and tertiary software) for a 5 to 10-year period (depending on the type of service).

"This contract with GRTgaz reaffirms our policy to accompany France's main energy stakeholders in their development to help them face the challenges in their market. Managing an information system as strategic as that of GRTgaz demonstrates our ability to make long-term commitments to complex projects with high technological added value", added Euriware CEO Christian Petit.

"We appreciated Euriware’s tailored response, which covered all our demands perfectly. It will help us anticipate as many risks as possible and guarantee uninterrupted operation of our application used for gas transmission services. Our decision was backed up by Euriware's serious references in facilities management for critical applications used by customers in the energy sector", explained Hervé Constant, Director of Information Systems at GRTgaz.

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GRTgaz builds, operates and develops the high-pressure natural gas transmission network that covers most of mainland France.