Cognizant to enable Dutch communications provider to improve
the stability of its cloud infrastructure, total cost of ownership
and time to deploy new functionalities and services
TEANECK, N.J., Nov. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today that it has been
selected by VodafoneZiggo, a leading provider of fixed, mobile and
integrated communication and entertainment services to consumers
and businesses, as its managed services partner to consolidate and
support VodafoneZiggo's operations of IT and virtualized mobile
network infrastructure. This will enable VodafoneZiggo to improve
the availability and reliability of its communications services
through proactive monitoring of infrastructure operations, more
accurate planning, and with faster deployments of new services to
its more than five million mobile business and consumer customers
in The Netherlands.
As part of the five-year operations and maintenance agreement,
Cognizant will harmonize and simplify the current on-premise
landscape through increased levels of automation designed to reduce
the total cost of ownership and enable more efficient onboarding of
VodafoneZiggo's standard as well as containerized and virtualized
NFV (Network Function Virtualization) infrastructure.
"Due to the ongoing growth in the demand for data services and
digital customer experiences, we continuously aim to optimize our
services to serve customers in the best way. This goes hand in hand
with a strong drive to establish the best efficiency and
effectiveness in our operations and IT infrastructure," said
Diana Geels - de Koos, Lead for
Cloud Infrastructure Tribe at VodafoneZiggo. "We have chosen
Cognizant as a trusted partner with the experience and expertise to
assist us with maintaining and improving the infrastructure
underpinning our mobile network operations and deploy new functions
and services at scale."
"We are proud to have been chosen by VodafoneZiggo based on a
combination of our deep industry and domain expertise in
infrastructure managed services for large-scale, global companies
across various industries, including telecoms and communications,"
said Saket Gulati, Country Manager,
Netherlands at Cognizant. "Due to
our longstanding relationship and deep-rooted knowledge of
VodafoneZiggo's challenges, we are confident that we will be able
to support the company in meeting its next digitization targets and
introduce a new level of stability to its IT infrastructure."
VodafoneZiggo is a leading Dutch company that provides fixed,
mobile and integrated communication and entertainment services to
consumers and businesses. As of September
30, 2022, we have over 5 million mobile, over 3 million
video and fixed broadband internet and approximately 2 million
fixed telephony subscribers. Approximately 7,000 people are
employed by VodafoneZiggo. Our offices are located in Utrecht, Amsterdam, Maastricht, Hilversum, Leeuwarden,
Groningen, Nijmegen, Helmond and Rotterdam.
The VodafoneZiggo JV is a 50:50 joint venture between Liberty
Global, one of the world's leading converged video, broadband and
communications companies, and Vodafone Group, one of the world's
leading technology communications companies.
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) engineers modern businesses. We help
our clients modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform
experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world.
Together, we're improving everyday life. See how at
www.cognizant.com or @cognizant.
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