Telekom and Microsoft partner to drive cloud innovation in Europe

Deutsche Telekom is expanding its cloud services for Central and Eastern Europe. Together with Microsoft, it will provide highly standardized cloud acceleration services for the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform, Dynamics 365 and Office 365 services across nine countries, from Poland to Greece. It is the next step in the strategic partnership announced by Microsoft and Deutsche Telekom last year.

Telekom's goal is to provide cloud services as an accelerator of digital transformation in the region. The automated services will enable cloud adoption within minutes, saving customers between 30-50 percent of IT operations costs, compared to on-premise solutions.

"Microsoft cloud offerings support enterprises to run and grow their business more efficiently. In combination with our new standardized services we will enable our customers to leverage the potential of the Microsoft cloud in a much simpler and faster way,” explained Peter Skodny, Chief CX & Transformation Officer T-Mobile Czech Republic and Slovak Telekom. The cloud experts will therefore be offering highly standardized services based on Office 365, Microsoft Azure and Dynamics 365 with support from Microsoft. This also includes an assessment of the current state of IT, migration to the cloud and managed services. Deutsche Telekom complements Microsoft products with its own security packages.

"The modern technologies and inovations have the crucial importance for all kind of bussinesses in the current dynamic times. The companies, which have done the implementation of these technologies at the right moment, have a competitive advantage. Due to these reasons we welcome a Deutsche Telekom´s  decision to invest to the progressive could technologies and the strategic partnership with Mictorsoft. We are convinced, that this step helps increasing the competitivness of the customers either on Czech or Slovak market,“ adds Rudolf Urbánek, CEO of Microsoft Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The cloud offers cover Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Greece. Telekom makes the resources available across the board, as required, in a mix of on- and off-site.

Cloud solutions adapted for CEE clients

Deutsche Telekom now has hundreds of Microsoft-certified specialists and experts on cloud transformation. This workforce will expand with hundreds of additional experts in the nine countries. Based on its comprehensive experience from running more than 60,000 cloud systems for business customers world-wide, Deutsche Telekom will now adapt Microsoft cloud solutions according to the demand of clients in the region CEE. Taking advantage of Deutsche Telekom’s core business, enterprises can obtain both leading cloud services and telco services now from one hand.


 
About the Company

T-Mobile Czech Republic, a member of the international telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom, is with its more than 6.2 million customers the number-one operator in the Czech market. T-Mobile is an integrated operator: in addition to converged telecommunications services, it offers TV and comprehensive ICT solutions. It provides outstanding services in the high-speed network, which was proved repeatedly by benchmark testing performed by umlaut (former P3) with Best-in-Test seal.

T-Mobile Czech Republic places emphasis on taking a responsible approach to the environment and society. It adheres to fair business practices, helps beneficial applications and services to see the light of day, supports non-profit organizations, small businesses and individuals, and lends a helping hand whenever crisis situations arise. The company’s employees serve as volunteers in many places across the entire Czech Republic.

More information about the company is available at www.t-mobile.cz, www.t-press.cz (the portal for journalists), www.t-mobile.cz/pomahame (information on the company’s CSR activities) and www.rozjezdy.cz (T-Mobile Takeoffs of the Year – a program to support small businesses).

Contact details of the press unit: press@t-press.cz.