Partners

IBM and Herman IT cooperate with Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK). The aim is to offer KAMK students near their graduation the opportunity to develop practical skills in a genuine, modern IT production environment. The top experts in IBM’s field of business give the students hands-on lectures that share business experiences and provide reference frameworks for practical training.

Collaboration enables students to have a rare opportunity to learn from experienced IT professionals a comprehensive understanding of IT infrastructure construction and IT service production. The aim of the courses is to educate experts in modern technology in Kajaani, who are also familiar with practical work.

CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd. is the only supercomputing center and competence center for computational research in Finland. We are also responsible for the functionality of the Funet information network of the Finnish universities. Our mission is to develop and offer IT services as part of the Finnish research system. We are a pioneer in many international projects. Operations are managed and funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture. CSC employs about 220 experts. Most of the staff are highly trained IT specialists or experts in various fields. We are constantly looking for database, system, application and telecommunication specialists. CSC manages and actively develops its own data centers to meet ever-growing customer requirements. CSC carries its corporate social responsibility by investing heavily in eco-efficiency and the sharing of know-how in sustainable development. CSC’s current two data centers using free cooling in Espoo will gain a new generation of modular data center infrastructure and a center of expertise in Kajaani.

Herman IT Ltd is a pioneer of data center services, combining best practices of process industry, modern world leading IT technologies and expertise. Herman IT is one of the leading providers of data center services in Finland. Herman IT is part of the KPO group. The group employs about 150 professionals. Competent and committed staff is the foundation for success.



TRADEC NETWORKS was founded in early 1980s and has since become a respectable supplier of data center equipment. Tradec, as the company in abbreviated form is better known, is a major international supplier of used equipment to Unix environments, but in the 21st century has

focused on delivering storage and certification environments, switch, router, server and data center solutions for a wide customer base. We have also developed our expertise and market share as a supplier of different virtualization solutions and as an application sales organization. Our cooperation with Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) has been very fruitful and we have been extremely pleased with recruitment of personnel at the university. We will definitely continue to cooperate with KAMK and we have also recommended our partners to be in contact with KAMK.