Vietnamese software giant signs deal with Slovak IT firm hinh anh 1Representatives of FPT (first, right) and Gratex (first, left) at the signing ceremony in the presence of the Vietnamese and Slovak Prime Ministers (Photo: FPT)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam's software giant FPT inked a cooperative agreement on global business development with Slovakian Gratex International (GTI) in Hanoi on July 18.

Under the agreement, FPT and GTI will develop business cooperation on a global scale, primarily in Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. The two sides will cooperate in the field of technological research and development, as well as IT human resource development.

On the same day, FPT also signed a cooperative agreement with the IISAS - Institute of Informatics Slovak Academy of Sciences. FPT and IISAS research cooperation will develop, implement, and improve IT services and products in term of big data, cloud computing, and information security. FPT will also use the research results and knowledge from IISAS to improve IT products and services for customers.

The agreement was signed during the visit of Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico to Vietnam this week.-VNA