Advania supports a sustainable digitalization in Västergötland, Sweden

Herrljunga and Vårgårda Municipality choose Advania as a strategic partner. It is an important part of the consolidation and digital development in both municipalities. Recently, the well-known energy company Trollhättan Energi AB within the same region, also made partnership with Advania for their sustainable digitalization and development.


Photo from the left: Peter Falfors Contract Manager, Göran Lager IT Controller, Niels Bredberg Director of Municipality, Tobias Öien Director of IT Infrastructure, Johnny Carlsson Municipal Manager, Mikael Andersson IT Architect, Helen Svantesson Process Manager, Jan Pettersson IT Manager.

Advania has been granted the decision of partnership with Herrljunga and Vårgårda municipality through a public procurement. The municipalities seek a partnership to support efficiency, standardization and create conditions in each municipality for digitization.

The purpose of the procurement is that the service committee should be able to deliver unified, cost-efficiant, innovative and long-term IT services through partnership between the Service Board and Advania. The agreement initially extends over 3 + 1 years, with the possibility of extension and the total value is initially estimated to SEK 25-30 million.

The project contains the following IT Infrastructure elements:

•    Workplace as a service
•    Print as a service
•    Hardware
•    Mobile phone (option)
•    Server and storage (option)
•    Network & communication (option)

  • Workplace as a service
  • Print as a service
  • Hardware
  • Mobile phone (option)
  • Server and storage (option)
  • Network & communication (option)


Photo: Björn Mogensen, Chief Solution Architect, Advania Sverige AB.

“Advania has experience of creating and changing complex platforms for different companies in many different industries and operations. Sweden's municipalities are examples of organizations with high complexity, several different types of activities and platforms for school, administration, politicians, and also for municipal residents. All parts must be reviewed in a change project to achieve the desired result. Advania has built up experience for many years through several major projects which is a requirement when several municipalities are to build a new common infrastructure that Herrljunga and Vårgårda municipality intend to introduce”, says Björn Mogensen, Chief Solution Architect, Advania Sverige.

Jan Pettersson, IT Manager at Servicenämnden - The IT and Telecom Services Board, which is a joint venture for Herrljunga and Vårgårda Municipality states;

“We have developed a strategy to meet the business needs for digitization in our municipalities. We saw a need to consolidate, rationalize and modernize our local government and IT environment”.


Photo from the left: Jan Pettersson, IT-Manager Herrljunga/Vårgårda & Peter Falfors, Business Contract Manager Advania.

“In order to implement our new strategy, we decided to hire a strategic partner, following a public procurement procedure. The choice finally fell on Advania, which we consider fulfilling all criteria to ensure our set goals. A comprehensive offer combined with the solid experience of complex systems and organizations that Advania has, is one of the foundations for our decision. We look forward to ensuring efficient and sustainable digitalization in partnership," says Jan Pettersson, IT Manager, Herrljunga and Vårgårda Municipality.

More about Herrljunga kommun: www.herrljunga.se

More about Vårgårda kommun: www.vargarda.se