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Case Study: T-Systems

Serving mid-market customers

With its software-defined network, T-Systems can rapidly scale up its data center infrastructure on demand, using automated deployment and secure rollback methods.



  • Customers look to transform through cloud-based services and innovative business models
  • Customer trends fuel demand for tailored infrastructure, platforms, and software
  • Customers want high quality services, security, and flexibility, at a reasonable price
  • Less IT effort, maintenance-based outages, more capacity at the network, security layer


  • Transforming performance and innovation with a software-defined IT model built on Cisco ACI


  • Faster onboarding of customers and new offerings
  • Flexibility to couple with other cloud platforms and meet special customer requirements
  • Strict separation of customers meeting highest security standards
  • Non-disruptive maintenance supporting the T-Systems "Zero-Outage" program
  • Far better scalability compared to alternative designs
  • Open APIs for integration with other system landscapes

What they’re saying

"Cisco ACI gives us the opportunity to run more agile, flexible operations and opens up new security offerings for our mid-market customers."

André Tronicke, Manager Data Center Services, T-Systems

Who is T-Systems?

Industry: Technology, Service Provider
Location: Germany with global operations
Company Size: 46,000 employees worldwide