TeliaSonera to provide telecom services to almost 100 offices of Swiss energy company Landis+Gyr worldwide

Stockholm, Sweden, 5-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — TeliaSonera and Landis+Gyr, the Swiss headquartered energy company with operations in 30 countries,  have concluded a five-year agreement on expert services and telecommunications to almost 100 offices around the world, enabled by TeliaSonera´s international IP network. The agreement is worth USD 10 million.

With this move, Landis+Gyr is able to consolidate its current multi-vendor network service environment into one consistent and flexible operation using a single service provider. TeliaSonera will provide a Managed Network services for Landis+Gyr, coupled with cloud based Internet, Security, Application Performance Monitoring, Expert and Consulting services that meets current as well as future service requirements for capacity, prioritization, availability and service quality. The Managed Network services will provide Landis+Gyr with scalable and secure access to IT infrastructure globally ensuring effective response to business demands.

Landis+Gyr has used TeliaSonera’s telecommunications services in Northern Europe for over three years. During this time, Landis+Gyr has been impressed by TeliaSonera’s ability to provide reliable service in terms of network service availability and proactive fault management.

“TeliaSonera excels not only because it has one of the most extensive IP networks in the world, but also because it has shown great innovation and been a pioneer in telecom services. We believe that cooperation with TeliaSonera offers us an opportunity to influence the construction and development of our ICT infrastructure with a flexible partner that is easy and effective to communicate with,” said Dieter Hecht, Chief Procurement Officer, Landis+Gyr.

“Landis+Gyr is a pioneer in the application of ICT in measurement devices. We are proud to be able to help our customer get the maximum benefit from their telecommunications services and our network around the world,” said Petri Niittymäki, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Services at Sonera.

The services will be built over TeliaSonera’s 61,000 km international fiber network which reaches 200 points of presence in 35 countries and is ranked, by Internet intelligence authority Renesys, as one of the top two global IP backbones. TeliaSonera International Carrier manages this network, and commits to providing fast, high-quality and reliable always-on connectivity worldwide.

For information, please contact:
Petri Niittymäki, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Services, Sonera
Tel. +358 40 302 3000
Email: firstname.lastname@teliasonera.comThomas Zehnder, Vice President Group Communications Landis+Gyr
Tel. +41 41 935 6019

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