|In Light of the latest Telus deal This news can't be bad.Forms New Division To Focus on E-business / Data / Internet Market |
Toronto, Ontario, Jan 16, 2001 (Market News Publishing via COMTEX) -- TELUS Corporation is pleased to announce the creation of TELUS Enterprise Solutions, reinforcing TELUS' commitment to leading the e-business solutions market in Canada.
With staffing levels of 2,800, TELUS Enterprise Solutions merges the operations and expertise of several successful TELUS organizations including:
- ISM Information Systems Management (B.C.) Corporation, (ISM-BC)
- SRI Strategic Resources Inc.
- TELUS Advanced Communications
- TELUS Geomatics, TELUS Innovative Billing Solutions
Led by president & CEO, Garry Rasmussen, TELUS Enterprise Solutions will target Canada's larger private and public sector organizations with a broad range of e-business service offerings.
"Combining TELUS Enterprise Solutions' broad range of proven systems development, integration and operations skills with TELUS' capabilities as Canada's second largest provider of communications services, creates a unique, market-leading offering to our current and future customers," said Rasmussen.
As a leading and comprehensive e-business services provider, TELUS Enterprise Solutions offers:
- customized e-business solutions
- custom network management and security solutions
- managed hosting and web site development for
business-to-business and business-to-consumer services
- ASP (Application Service Providers), CRM (Customer Relationship
Management) and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) services
- IT outsourcing services
- document services
- internal IT development and operations service support to TELUS.
TELUS Enterprise Solutions will manage international client relationships via TELUS International, a wholly owned subsidiary of TELUS Enterprise Solutions.
TELUS Enterprise Solutions is resident within the TELUS Client Solutions business unit. Client Solutions, based in Toronto, provides a single TELUS point-of-contact for large business, corporate and public sector enterprises. Client Solutions specializes in designing and providing customized e-business, IT, data, Internet Protocol and wireless service solutions.
TELUS Corporation (TSE: T chart, msgs; T.A; NYSE:TU) is one of Canada's leading telecommunications companies providing a full range of communications products and services that connect Canadians to the world. The company generated $5.9 billion in revenues in 1999 and is the leading service provider in Western Canada. TELUS also provides voice, data, Internet, advertising and wireless services to Central and Eastern Canada. With the purchase of QuebecTel and national digital wireless company Clearnet Communications Inc., TELUS is rapidly strengthening its position as a leading national service provider.
CONTACT: TEL: (604) 451-2503 Karen Dosanjh, TELUS Enterprise Solutions