Cognizant wins managed services contract from VodafoneZiggo

Cognizant announced its managed services contract with VodafoneZiggo to support operations of IT and virtualized mobile network infrastructure.
VodafoneZiggo Netherlands
The technology contract with Cognizant, one of the leading IT service providers, will enable VodafoneZiggo to improve the availability and reliability of its communications services through monitoring of infrastructure operations, accurate planning, and with faster deployments of new services.

VodafoneZiggo, a 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Vodafone Group, has over 5 million mobile, over 3 million video and fixed broadband internet and approximately 2 million fixed telephony subscribers in The Netherlands.

Cognizant, as part of the five-year operations and maintenance agreement, will harmonize and simplify the current on-premise landscape through increased levels of automation designed to reduce the total cost of ownership and enable more efficient onboarding of VodafoneZiggo’s standard as well as containerized and virtualized NFV (Network Function Virtualization) infrastructure.

Diana Geels – de Koos, Lead for Cloud Infrastructure Tribe at VodafoneZiggo, said: “We have chosen Cognizant as a trusted partner with the experience and expertise to assist us with maintaining and improving the infrastructure underpinning our mobile network operations and deploy new functions and services at scale.”