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The challenges facing the utilities sector are constantly evolving

Electricity, gas, water and related services businesses are striving to develop cleaner energy sources and improve efficiencies, as environmental pressures mount. Demand disruption continues to be a challenge, with renewable energy production dependant on environmental factors beyond their control, and demand from users no longer constant or predictable.

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Helping your business comes out on top

In such a competitive landscape it is crucial for utility companies to provide services that provide reliability to their customer and can quickly adapt to changing needs.

We are more than Axians – Omexom, a VINCI Energies brand

Combining the power of VINCI Energies businesses,  from Axians in ICT to Omexom in energy,  allows us to propose a complete portfolio of solutions and services to electric power utilities to deliver on the promise of energy transition.

How Axians can help Utilities

Protect the grid against cyberattacks

With the arrival of the smart grid, two aspects will lead to additional threats. Firstly, the need to have all the elements in the grid connected, and secondly the integration of IT and OT.  This is why implementing the adequate cybersecurity measures is critical for grid operators.

IP MPLS for substations

With a growing need for better data  communications between substations, Axians help utilities evolve their transport networks to IP MPLS multiservice networks. Enabling a dependable network for both critical and non-critical services.

Private Mobile Radio Network

For critical services requiring mobility, Axians private mobile radio networks solution provides a more reliable mobile infrastructure for the sector. Security of ICT infrastructure is also front of mind, with all of our solutions meeting IT OT cybersecurity needs.

News and Insights

Government and Local Authority

Data Management for Smart City

Forecasts estimate that in 2050, more than two thirds of humanity will live in cities. This high urban concentration leads to new uses and growing expectations in the management of mobility, security, waste management, communication, city’s operations, sustainability, and energy consumption. To address these concerns and improve the living environment, the concept of smart city has emerged.
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Government and Local Authority

The development of video analytics for the smart city

Bringing intelligence to cities means increasing the quality of life of its residents or visitors, digitalizing an ecosystem, and making the whole environment interact to better understand it. At Axians, we believe that video analytic solutions can be one of the ways cities can improve the overall quality of life of its residents, businesses, and visitors.
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Partnerships Telecom Infrastructures

Axians Portugal and Nokia support REN in building a state-of-the-art mission-critical transmission network with DWDM/OTN technology.

Nokia announced its first optical switch contract in Portugal with Redes Energeticas Nacionais (REN), the Portuguese Transmission System Operator (TSO), which has renewed its optical transport network using Nokia's packet DWDM/OTN technology as part of its telecommunications network transformation program.
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Cisco Partnerships

Axians & Cisco are digitizing and expanding enterprise’s IOT in Germany and the Netherlands with Cisco Private 5G

Cisco is collaborating with Axians to provide Cisco private 5G to enterprises across industries in Germany and the Netherlands.
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Cloud and Data Center Infrastructure Innovation XaaS

The world of as-a-service is evolving

If done right, it has the potential to provide companies with a unique set of tools to innovate and accelerate business goals.
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Business Applications and Data Analytics Logistics

Axians AI gives a boost to Logistics Management

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10 November 2021 Cisco Enterprise Networks Expertise Innovation Partnerships

Axians Receives EMEAR Award as Transformation/Innovation Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2021

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Education and Research Innovation

Automation in education: Accelerating campus innovation and efficiencies

Achieving optimal efficiencies in business has never been more important, as every industry continues to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for their future operations.
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Keep an accurate record of materials being used and time spent on jobs

Axians maintenance planning capacity software helps field technicians keep an accurate record of materials being used and time spent on jobs. Integration with the back office and ERP systems ensures accurate analysis for future planning

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Digital Workspace Control

Our digital workspace offering also gives utilities’ control centres the right tools to effectively manage audio visual solutions and take better control of situations.

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Bundling services and reshaping the energy business model

Embracing the changing role of utilities companies

In addition to supporting current needs, we also work with companies who are embracing the changing role of utilities companies  today, as many look to diversify into the carrier business leveraging their existing telecom infrastructures networks.