T-Systems has bagged a major cloud project from ThyssenKrupp to migrate 80,000 computer workstations and 10,000 sever systems in 34 countries to the cloud.
The contract has a volume in the three-digit million euro range and a term of seven years.
ThyssenKrupp CIO Klaus-Hardy Muhleck said: “With this project, we are entering into a strategic partnership with T-Systems. We also build upon the expertise of T-Systems regarding the important topic of IT security.”
T-Systems will begin moving IT processes and services from the current 700 data rooms and 11 computing centers to 5 global twin-core data centers.
Employees of ThyssenKrupp will obtain their workstation services, including applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft Lync, directly from Telekom cloud. They can easily use devices at workstations worldwide and securely exchange data and documents.