Altron’s Bytes UK signs five-year R2.5bn deal with NHS

JSE-listed technology group Allied Electronic’s (Altron’s) wholly-owned subsidiary Bytes UK has signed a five-year, £150-million (R2.5-billion) contract with the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to roll out Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10, to all NHS computers. The £30-million-a-year deal followed a competitive bid that included ten other companies.