Major deal: T-Systems wins contract in the automotive sector
Important deal for systems integration
T-Systems has won one of the largest deals for systems integration in the company’s history. The corporate customers arm of Deutsche Telekom has concluded a contract with a volume of several hundred million euros. In the long term, T-Systems will assume sole responsibility for the maintenance, development and integration of numerous software applications in all of the automaker’s important business areas. In addition to cooperation in conventional systems integration, the two companies will advance promising future topics such as connected cars and the cloud-based workplace together.
“With this deal, we are cementing our existing business transactions, and at the same time following our strategic goal of furthering the digitization of the economy,” emphasizes Reinhard Clemens, Deutsche Telekom Board member and T-Systems CEO. “The major trust that this long-standing customer places in us shows that Daimler is extremely pleased with our performance and wishes to continue our close collaboration.” T-Systems has supported the automotive group with application services in development, maintenance and consulting for many years.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with over 142 million mobile customers, 31 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2013). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has approximately 229,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 60,1 billion in the 2013 financial year – more than half of it outside Germany.
Drawing on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. T-Systems provides integrated solutions for the networked future of business and society. Some 50,000 employees at T-Systems combine industry expertise and ICT innovations to add significant value to the digitization strategies and core business of customers all over the world. T-Systems generated revenue of around EUR 9,5 billion in the 2013 financial year.
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