Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 30 | Page 65

LATEST INTELLIGENCE THE NETHERLANDS RWL Group and Mulder-Hardenberg have signed a strategic partnership aimed at the European market for data centre and telecom facilities. “Based just outside of Amsterdam, Mulderardenberg has been active in the European data centre and telecom arkets for decades, particularly in the Netherlands, Germany, the UK d Belgium,” said Chris Laarman, CEO of Mulder-Hardenberg. “One of ur business units has a focus on connectivity and other solutions for applications in manufacturing, control rooms, maritime and naval solutions and the like.” GERMANY Telefónica Deutschland has selected Ericsson’s technology to enable it to experience one of the most modern mobile core etworks in Germany. Telefónica Deutschland will be able to use the ull potential of the 5G standard for private and business customers. As part of the agreement, Telefónica Deutschland, which operates under the O2 brand in Germany, will implement a completely independent 5G core network with full cloud compatibility in its infrastructure by 2021, using Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G Core. INTELLIGENTCIO 33