Telecom Lead America: LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
has selected telecom major AT&T to connect more than 3500 LVMH sites in
more than 100 countries across six continents.
The five year multi-million dollar agreement will enable
AT&T to manage the connection of more than 3500 LVMH sites in more than 100
countries across six continents.
“AT&T’s approach, through our expertise,
technology and operations, complements the excellence and unparalleled product
quality and customer experience LVMH delivers globally to its clients through
its prestigious brands. AT&T’s global reach and wide portfolio of services
gives LVMH group companies the choice and quality they need, wherever they
operate. This has been a fundamental priority of our relationship during the
past six years and is something we will continue to build on,” said
Nicolas Lemoine, head of AT&T in France.
AT&T will connect LVMH group’s key production
facilities, corporate locations and retail outlets for LVMH brands such as
Louis Vuitton, Sephora, Fendi and Dior.
Agreement will see an expansion of 30 percent in the
number of LVMH locations connected by AT&T around the world.
AT&T will offer LVMH group companies a full range of
advanced IP based communications services ranging from managed wide area
networking services through to LAN management and Internet access.
AT&T said LVMH is seeing increasing demand from high
growth markets, in regions such as Asia, the Middle East and Latin America, and
wanted a global network supplier that is able to provide a consistent, high
quality and flexible service around the world.
AT&T claims that its network is available to
countries representing 99 percent of the world economy and is able to provide a
full portfolio of services and applications virtually anywhere in the world.
LVMH is dedicated to producing goods and products of the
highest quality and AT&T is bringing its expertise in technology to support
the excellence of LVMH in design, manufacturing and retail of luxury goods