Bilot selected as Wihuri’s information systems development and maintenance partner

Software and IT service company Bilot Oyj and the Wihuri Group have signed an agreement making Bilot the development and maintenance partner of Wihuri’s information systems and the service provider of SAP ERP systems and related solutions. The agreement expands the long-standing cooperation between the companies and covers the years 2021–2024. The estimated value of the contract for the current year is approximately EUR 1.8 million, and for the entire contract period approximately EUR 7.1 million.

The agreement covers a wide variety of processes pertaining to e-commerce, analytics, application development, integration, and ERP system development, maintenance and platform services. Application platforms and the most critical processes are monitored and supported 24/7.

Bilot’s CEO Mika Tanner states:

We have been working with Wihuri for many years developing their IT systems. The agreement we have now signed is truly comprehensive in scope and provides an opportunity to deepen collaboration in the development and maintenance of business-critical applications.

Juha-Matti Heino, Wihuri’s Chief Information Officer, continues:

The merger of Bilot and CastorIT offered us a great opportunity to get a comprehensive and seamless service package from one reliable supplier. We are already seeing the benefits of the merger, and we look forward to developing the cooperation in the future. Bilot and CastorIT are well acquainted with our business, their expertise complements each other well, and now they are able to offer an even wider range of expertise and service experience and support all our business areas.

More information:

Vesa Niininen, Director, Intelligent Enterprise Line-of-Business, Bilot, tel. + 358 50 442 0012, vesa.niininen@bilot.fi

Mika Tanner, CEO, Bilot, tel. + 358 40 544 0477, mika.tanner@bilot.fi

Juha-Matti Heino, CIO, Wihuri, tel. + 358 040 567 6696, juha-matti.heino@wihuri.com

Bilot in brief

Bilot Oyj is a Finnish software and IT service company that creates strategic competitive advantage for companies by building a superior digital customer experience. Bilot offers its customers a comprehensive range of digital services and solutions for different stages of the customer path, as well as intelligent sales and marketing tools harnessing artificial intelligence and analytics. The company has recognized excellence and a significant market position in Finland in leading software platforms and key technology ecosystems (including SAP and Microsoft) and in their seamless integration into their customers’ business. Bilot was born in 2005 out of a desire to create the best job in the industry for the best professionals. Bilot has about 200 employees in Finland, Sweden and Poland. In 2020, Bilot Group’s net sales were approximately EUR 18.2 million and operating profit excluding goodwill amortization (EBITA) was approximately EUR 0.8 million.

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