Deutsche Telekom adds SAP solution for the utilities industry to the cloud Wednesday 28 September 2011 PDF Print The utilities industry-specific solution from SAP is capable of performing all key tasks Bonn, September 27, 2011 Deutsche Telekom adds SAP solution for the utilities industry to the cloud * For the very first time, T-Systems offers SAP licenses to lease. * Everything from a single source: from meter reading to billing. * Fixed monthly price. _______________________________________________________________ Deutsche Telekom extends its Software as a Service portfolio to include the SAP solution for the utilities industry (SAP for Utilities). Energy providers, the housing sector, and meter operators can now lease hardware and software for all processes at a fixed monthly price per meter – which means Deutsche Telekom is offering this comprehensive range of services, from reading consumption data through to billing, from a single source for the very first time. The offering also includes the SAP license for the first time ever. "We have now opened up our entire process chain to energy providers under the Software as a Service model," explained Gabriele Riedmann de Trinidad, responsible for the Energy business area at Deutsche Telekom. "Thanks to this new approach, our customers get all their IT and communications technology from a single source at transparent prices and without the need to invest." The utilities industry-specific solution from SAP is capable of performing all key tasks, from energy data management and billing, to market communication when a customer decides to swap providers, through to six-monthly updates in line with the requirements of the Federal Network Agency. Find out more about the solution at Metering Europe in Amsterdam, hall 1, stand E.20 from October 4-6 and in the "Energy processes from the cloud" presentation by Carsten Rickert, Senior Manager for Energy Process & IT Services at Deutsche Telekom, to be held from 10.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. on October 6 as part of the Next Generation Architecture congress at Metering Europe. Deutsche Telekom AG Corporate Communications Phone: +49 (0) 228 181 / 4949 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Further information is available for journalists at: www.telekom.com/media http://twitter.com/deutschetelekom About Deutsche Telekom Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 128 million mobile customers, 35 million fixed-network lines and almost 17 million broadband lines (as of June 30, 2011). 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 approximately 241,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.4 billion in the 2010 financial year – more than half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2010). This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Kelso Consulting in the following categories: Manufacturing, Engineering & Energy, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.