TIM taps Cisco for digital business focusing on IoT, 5G, Smart City

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TIM, a leading telecom service provider in Italy, announced its partnership with Cisco for deriving monetary benefits from cyber-security, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and 5G.

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“We partner with TIM to foster an ecosystem that will combine Cisco’s position in the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, and Smart Cities with TIM’s leadership in managed digital services to create a new wave of solutions for the Enterprise, Public Sector, and Small Business,” said Chuck Robbins, chairman and CEO of Cisco.

“Digitization will be the most important factor of TIM transformation, helping us to deliver the best customer experience, integrating service simplicity and a complete offer,” said Amos Genish, CEO of TIM.

TIM in partnership with Cisco will also offer “TIM Safe WEB”, a secure platform service, integrated in the TIM network, to safeguard small business users from malware, such as ramsomware, phishing, and other malicious cybersecurity  activities.

This over-the-network service enhancement will be provided to about 600.000 TIM Business customers in order to improve both security and quality of service starting from small business market that is very exposed to cyberattacks.