Total outsources IT to Sogeti

Cap Gemini unit wins Total E&P’s ‘Spirit’ project—business, geotechnical and reservoir IT.

Total’s Exploration & Production division has awarded Sogeti France, a wholly-owned Cap Gemini unit, a major IT outsourcing contract. The five year deal, dubbed the ‘Spirit Project’ and said to be worth ‘tens of millions of Euros,’ was awarded via a service level agreement and will see Sogeti create a team of around 120, most located at Total’s center in Pau, southwest France. The new IT organization is to develop ‘innovative’ industrial-strength IT processes and solutions and migrate Total’s IT to the cloud.

CIO Philippe Malzac, said, ‘We chose Sogeti to provide the competencies and tools we need to transform our datacenters and applications. Our operations will be able to benefit from new technologies improving performance, responsiveness and cost-efficiency.’

Spirit covers Total E&P in France and certain subsidiaries worldwide, with bilingual services provided in French and English.
Sogeti CEO Christophe Bonnard added, ‘This contract demonstrates our ability to transform clients’ delivery models with the implementation of complex outsourcing solutions.’ The contract will leverage Sogeti’s ‘Rightshore’ global delivery model and includes business, geotechnical and reservoir engineering application release and datacenter management. The service extends to Total’s major infrastructure including FPSOs. More from Sogeti.

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