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SIVECO Romania starts a new contract for delivering IT services to the European Commission

Date: 09/24/2013
During 2013 - 2017, SIVECO will continue to provide software development and maintenance services for CORDIS, the European Union's research portal.

Over 34,000,000 pages viewed and up to 4,000,000 documents downloaded each year - these are some figures associated with the European research portal CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service), for which SIVECO Romania provides software development and maintenance services.

CORDIS is the European research gateway meant to facilitate the collaboration within research projects, especially in the context of the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development. The portal also aims to enhance dissemination of research results, with an emphasis on sectors crucial to Europe's competitiveness, and to promote the spread of knowledge fostering the innovation performance of enterprise and the societal acceptance of new technology.

Ranked in the top 10 European Union’s websites by traffic criteria (over 6, 4 million pages viewed in 2012), the portal provided last year an availability of 99. 71%.

SIVECO’s expertise and services target the development of CORDIS core systems, in order to provide to its users a permanently improved experience in terms of navigation and time needed to find and access relevant information, as well as to facilitate the information exchange through interactive communication tools.

Thus CORDIS becomes a dynamic and interactive information service for the dissemination of the results of EU-funded research projects, speeding up the access to all relevant information and publications.

With a strong online presence of more than 20 years, the portal enjoys a high reliability among users due to its high performance and availability.

According to the annual survey carried out among the portal’s users and visitors, 86.7% of them appreciated the improvements of the portal in 2012.

“We’ve developed and maintained the CORDIS portal for the last 4 years - an extremely demanding project. The experience gained from these projects for the European Commission is positioning our company as a European leader for implementing complex integrated projects, the business development within the European space being one of our key objectives” stated ªtefan Morcov, Deputy Vice-president, SIVECO Romania.

In 2009, SIVECO Romania was the first Romanian software company involved in a large IT services project implemented for the European Commission.

Recently, SIVECO Romania signed a new framework contract for the development and maintenance of CORDIS during 2013-2017 period, after winning the open tender organized in 2013 by the Publications Office of the European Union.

The new framework contract for CORDIS supplements an already large series of projects implemented by SIVECO for various EU institutions and it is already the third major framework contract signed by the company in 2013 in this area.

About SIVECO Romania
SIVECO Romania is the leading Romanian software house and one of the most successful software integrators in Central and Eastern Europe. The company develops and exports software products and high value added consultancy projects to countries within the European Community, The Middle East, North Africa and the CIS area.

SIVECO Romania's shareholders include Intel Capital, Polish Enterprise Fund V (Investment fund administrated by Enterprise Investors), SIVECO Netherlands B.V and SIVECO Management Team.

Founded in 1992, SIVECO Romania now has 1,300 employees worldwide.

Addressing large companies and public agencies, SIVECO Romania provides efficient eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustoms, eBusiness solutions, both nationally and internationally. SIVECO Romania is specialized in developing large and complex IT projects.

During its 21 years of activity, SIVECO Romania has built a solid reputation, receiving more than 170 national and international recognitions and prizes.

SIVECO Romania is ISO 9001:2008 certified by AFNOR Group, one of the top five audit companies worldwide. SIVECO Romania fosters close and successful partnerships with major software and hardware organizations around the world (Intel, HP, IBM, Bull, Oracle, Microsoft etc.)

More information about the company and its products is available at www.siveco.ro, www.facebook.com/siveco and www.linkedin.com/company/siveco-romania.

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