ISS and T-Systems enters partnership on strategic platform for IoT

Mar 7, 2019

From left to right: Jesper Kryhlmand, Managing Director for T-Systems Nordic & Jesper Mikkelsen, Head of Technology Excellence at ISS Group

ISS and T-Systems, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, have signed a three-year strategic partnership on a platform for Internet of Things.
During the next six-months, ISS will collaborate with T-Systems to build a strategic roadmap of IoT services to be implemented for a three-year contractual term. 
In 2018, ISS successfully deployed IoT sensor technology in more than 18 countries around the world. Approximately 20.000 sensors were installed at various customer sites to enhance customer experience outcomes such as occupancy, wellness and indoor climate control amongst others. 
ISS will now leverage T-Systems’ cloud based platform, “Connected Things Hub”, to further industrialize and scale up IoT solutions though a single platform. This platform will allow to further enhance the ability to deliver market leading compliance within IoT.
Connected Things Hub, is a cloud-based platform that is built with Microsoft Azure, provides open, standardized interfaces and to its flexibility, and is easy to integrate in existing IT systems.
“We are very excited about this global partnership with ISS. Smart facility management with IoT fundamentally changes the way buildings are managed intelligently because digitally recorded data provides a more accurate understanding of habits, property usage and cost drivers” says Jesper Kryhlmand, Managing Director for T-Systems Nordic.

IoT data is used to optimize the workplace environment for comfort and productivity by providing seamless interaction between the workplace and the service team.
Sam Lavers, Global Head of Digital Excellence & IoT at ISS, said: 
“IoT solutions are becoming more critical to supporting efficient operations and creating a connected digital experience within the workplace. We are pleased to partner with T-Systems, who will enable us to enhance delivery of these services at the highest quality with a high level of compliance and IT security”.
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Rasmus Krone, Head of Marketing & Communication at T-Systems Nordic, +45 3061 3442

About T-Systems Nordic
T-Systems is a subsidiary of Deutsche Telecom. As one of the leading global ICT service providers, T-Systems supplies integrated solutions for business customers. These solutions are based on global offerings in fixed-network and mobile communications, highly secure data centers, a unique cloud infrastructure built around standardized platforms and global partnerships, and top security in line with Germany's strict data protection regulations in response to customer demand. With a footprint in more than 20 countries, 38,000 employees, and external revenue of 7.1 billion euros (2017), T-Systems is your ideal partner in digital transformation. Alongside traditional ICT services, T-Systems' portfolio also offers cloud access, custom infrastructure, and platforms and software from the cloud, as well as innovative projects in promising new business areas such as big data, the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, and Industry 4.0. T-Systems Nordic has offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Malmö and Helsinki.  
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ISS helps the world work better. In partnership with customers, ISS drives the engagement and well-being of people, minimizes the impact on the environment, and protects and maintains property. ISS brings all of this to life through a unique combination of data, insight and service excellence at offices, factories, airports, hospitals and other locations across the globe. In 2018, ISS Group’s global revenue amounted to DKK 73.5 billion.