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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

Business Applications and Data Analytics

How AI is a performance lever for our business units

Day by day, computing power, the scope of algorithms and the wealth of available data are all steadily increasing. At VINCI Energies, artificial intelligence is already being used for the most operational tasks.
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Cyber Security

Cyber Security: tune in to the video podcast series 

In an age where data breaches and cyberattacks are no longer rare occurrences but regular headlines, it's crucial to stay up-to-date with the latest cybers security trends and technologies. Companies have a responsibility to protect not only your personal data but also the sensitive information of their organization. During the October Cyber Security Month, Axians around the world prepared a series of video podcasts on the important topics within Cyber Security.
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Government and Local Authority

How IT is helping city decision makers make effective choices

Until now, the development of territories has been carried out over time with the deployment of independent technical solutions that respond to identified and circumscribed issues: installation of public lighting to make night-time travel safer, deployment of heat or energy networks to improve comfort, installation of waste collection and water distribution networks to improve hygiene, deployment of communication and transport infrastructures to promote exchanges, etc. These non-mutualized deployments have progressively created silos, one consequence of which is to present territory managers with a fragmented vision of territorial functioning.
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Microsoft Partnerships

Axians is strengthening its Microsoft partnership to spark customer outcomes 

As a people-centric organization, Axians’ mission is to improve people's lives through digital innovation. Axians has been a strong Microsoft partner for many years and holds a wide range of Microsoft based Partner Designations and Advanced Specializations. 
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Government and Local Authority

Improving quality of life in Aix-en-Provence through technology

The Aix-en-Provence city council has decided to capitalize on Smart City benefits mainly with the aim of improving the quality of life of both citizens and visitors. In addition, to showcase innovation at the service of the population and act for the environment thanks to relevant field data which will help to predict and thus better prevent.
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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 Datacenter 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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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.