Nokia and Accenture Closed Outsourcing Deal

Nokia and AccentureNokia Corporation manufacturer of Finnish handset speaks it has finished an agreement to subcontract its Symbian software improvement to Accenture that consists of the transfer of 2,800 Nokia workers to the worldwide management-consulting firm.

The Finland-based company speaks Accenture PLC will give it with software services through 2016 with the move of personnel in China, Finland, India, Britain and the United States, anticipated in October when the agreement closes.

The announcement on Wednesday appeared two months following Nokia disclosed the preparation as portion of its objective to cut 7,000 jobs throughout the world as it struggles to slash worth by $1.5 billion (€1 billion) by 2013 and come up to with top competitors in the strong smartphone market.

The personnel lessening will occur in phases until the last part of 2012 and the entire employees concerned could stay with the company until the last part of 2011.  Nokia beforehand said it plans to lessen its Finnish labor force by 1,400 people.