From Press Release
Leading Telecommunications Provider Selects Vlocity to Support Digital Transformation in Europe, Including Streamlined Configure-Price-Quote Capabilities
BONN, GERMANY and SAN FRANCISCO – January 16, 2020 – Vlocity Inc., a leading provider of industry-specific cloud software, and Deutsche Telekom, one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, announced today an agreement to use Vlocity Communications Cloud to advance Deutsche Telekom’s digital transformation initiatives in Europe. The modern cloud software will be used to help Deutsche Telekom simplify buying experiences, accelerate time to market, and increase revenue through new communication and digital services.
“We consider the selected cloud software as the best configure-price-quote solution for B2B across our EU footprint,” said Guido Menzel, SVP Technology Europe of Deutsche Telekom. “Vlocity’s commitment is very high, thus I’m fully convinced that we will execute a successful implementation and gain new growth opportunities.”
Selecting Vlocity extends Deutsche Telekom’s existing investment in Salesforce – and will provide the company with an industry-specific, cloud-based platform to embrace digital-first operating models and deliver increased business value for B2B customers and partners. Starting with OTE Group, Deutsche Telekom’s affiliate in Greece, the transformation will be rolled out to 350 sales users and include Vlocity’s complete configure, price and quote (CPQ) capabilities.
Vlocity’s commitment is very high, thus I’m fully convinced that we will execute a successful implementation and gain new growth opportunities.
– Guido Menzel, SVP Technology Europe, Deutsche Telekom
“With decades of experience running highly trusted communications services, Deutsche Telekom has a competitive advantage to claim in the rapidly growing digital service economy,” said Dan Ford, SVP and general manager of Vlocity Communications. “We’re excited to help Deutsche Telekom accelerate its digital transformation – and deliver compelling customer experiences based on modern cloud software.”
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, with 178 million mobile customers, 28 million fixed-network lines and 20 million broadband lines. The company provides fixed network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology (ICT) solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is evolving from a traditional telephone company into a new kind of service company, building on its core business operating networks and connections – to power new opportunities and new digital services such as cloud, collaboration and IoT.
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