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Shell Renews Contract with T-Systems
Dec. 17, 2012 01:00 AM
THE HAGUE, The Netherlands and FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, December 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Cloud services for hosting and storage
- Renewal extends original deal from five to ten years
Deutsche Telekom's corporate customer unit T-Systems announced today the renewal of their business with Shell for another five years by signing a contract for worldwide hosting and storage services. Under the agreement, T-Systems will continue to provide Shell with data centre infrastructure and computing services around the world. Shell has moved global dynamic SAP services into the cloud, thus adapting the use of information and communication technology to business demand, boosting efficiency and reducing cost.
"We are pleased that Shell has renewed its contract with T-Systems. I thank Shell for their confidence in us", said Reinhard Clemens, member of Deutsche Telekom's Board of Management and T-Systems CEO. "T-Systems is a truly international service provider with a broad spectrum of secure cloud computing services." Deutsche Telekom aims to strengthen its growth with cloud services over the next few years. According to analysts Telekom is ahead of the field with managed clouds for corporate customers.
Under the 2008 contract, T-Systems implemented a dedicated global delivery team in all key Shell locations to ensure a robust IT environment around the clock. Additionally, some 900 highly skilled Shell specialists joined T-Systems and contributed to fulfilling the high service commitments to Shell.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with over 131 million mobile customers, 33 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of September 30, 2012). The Group provides fixed-network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has over 230,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenue of EUR 58.7 billion in the 2011 financial year - over half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2011).
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. The company's some 48,200 employees combine industry expertise a
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