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Spanish Post Office (Correos) awards Bull project to modernize its office technology

Correos, the Spanish Post Office, has chosen Bull as the systems integrator for the technology modernization of over 1,000 postal centers and 100 new post offices across the whole country. The contract is worth almost €4.7 million.
In line with its objectives in terms of quality, efficiency and innovation, Correos is modernizing and updating its IT equipment across all of Spain, so it can continue to offer the best services to its customers. Against this backdrop, Correos will be acquiring, installing and configuring 10,750 IT equipments in various centers.
Correos is carrying out this program of modernizing its IT equipment as part of an enterprise renewal plan. As a result, not only will it be equipped with state-of-the-art workstations which will make it easier for its employees to do their jobs, but it will also enjoy enhanced hardware availability.

Bull has long-standing expertise in ensuring the evolution and migration of massive distributed architectures, where geographic proximity and rapid project execution are key to success.
Bull, as the project integrator, will be responsible for provisioning, installation, configuration and after-sales support services over a three-year period. More precisely, these services cover:
The integration and configuration of applications and specific Correos software for 3,800 new PCs and servers; all latest generation NEC Powermate ;
Connecting the new IT equipments to the company’s LAN network ;
Installing and configuring 1,000 Symbol optical laser bar-code readers ;
Renovation and updating of 1,500 Epson banking-quality laser printers ;
Maintaining the IT equipments at agreed operational levels, with 30 minute response time and problem resolution within four to eight hours at any geographic location ;
Recycling used hardware according to environmental protection standards.

About Correos
Correos leads the postal sector in Spain in the transport of documents and goods. The company distributes more than 5,400 million deliveries each year and reaches over 19 million homes and two million companies. Correos is the leading company in the country for national coverage with more than 10,000 points of access to its services: 1,987 multi-service offices, 1,980 distribution centers and 8,094 rural service points (customer services and/or deliveries).
Correos employs the largest number of people at the public's service in Spain. Around 65,000 professionals are making Correos more modern, efficient and competitive - a company that offers customers and clients the best solutions.

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