Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 9 - Page 8

NEWS Aperto to reinvent digital ecosystem for the Ministry of Defence and German Armed Forces Clavister becomes member of Germany’s top ranked government security alliance A fter a public tender process spanning multiple rounds, the Berlin-based digital agency was awarded the contract to relaunch the Ministry of Defence (BMVg) Internet presence by the IT service provider, BWI GmbH. Aperto, an IBM company, will be entrusted with delivering the creative, implementation and editorial services for the Ministry and the German Armed Forces’ digital presence, as well as fundamentally transforming their digital ecosystems. Additionally, IBM was awarded the contract for software maintenance and support. The duration of the framework contract is for four years. The technical implementation is based on the CoreMedia content management system. “Our setup with IBM already allows us to provide everything under one roof – from strategy and consulting, to creative concepts, implementation, editorial support and both technical and systems maintenance. Our clients all value this,” said Stephan Haagen, Managing Director at Aperto. Primary IT service provider for the Ministry of Defe