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.

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

08/04/2021 Cyber Security Industry

VINCI Energies establishes international security operations center for ICT & OT in Basel

Will be home to more than 300 cybersecurity specialists.
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30/03/2021 Enterprise Networks Partnerships

Delivering IT more as a utility with Cisco Plus

Businesses are looking for providers like Axians to deliver and manage their services – more like a utility
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Cloud and Data Center Infrastructure Partnerships

Cisco Customer Experience with Axians

Axians and Cisco Customer Experience collaborate in a close partnership to apply a lifecycle approach to serving customers, enabling them to better realize their ambitions and drive innovation.
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Innovation Logistics

Optimising warehouse logistics: the digital twin

An agile digital twin approach developed by Axians applied to both the logistics and storage sectors involves simulating, analysing and optimising a process virtually in 3D, before implementing it in the real world.
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17/12/2020 Innovation

DevOps: Agility in software rollouts

Axians is helping companies align their objectives and accelerate processes by applying the principles and practices of DevOps. This aims to align the functions of the software development (Dev) and operations (Ops) teams.  
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17/12/2020 Cloud and Data Center Infrastructure

IT services, defined by flexibility

ICT systems are the leading providers of bespoke modular solutions, as they sit at the heart of digital transformation.
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17/12/2020 Cyber Security

5 cybersecurity recommendations for home working

Working from home has become widespread. Employees require access to corporate resources remotely, forcing businesses to act quickly setting up the necessary infrastructure. Additional security systems must be implemented to guarantee that only those with proper authorisation are able to access the networks.  
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17/12/2020 Smart Building Transport

An innovative scanner for building inspections

A system based on sub-millimetre wave sensors and artificial intelligence allows for users to ‘see through walls’ and check the location, components and structural integrity of equipment within building frames. 
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18/11/2020 Cyber Security Industry

GrabIT, the cobot raising awareness in factories

The VINCI Energies brands, Actemium and Axians, jointly developed a collaborative robot (cobot) to counter cyber threats in the manufacturing sector.
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08/10/2020 Sustainability VINCI Energies

Speeding up our drive to promote more environmental solutions

Implementing a new environmental roadmap.
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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

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.

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.