NOKIA : Miele chooses Nokia Lumia
Ratingen, Germany and Espoo, Finland - Nokia has announced that Miele & Cie.
KG, a global leader in premium domestic appliances and commercial machinery
for laundry care, dishwashing and disinfection, is switching to Nokia Lumia as
the smartphone of choice for its global employees.
Built on Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform, Nokia Lumia smartphones enable
mobile access to Miele's business applications such as Microsoft Outlook and
SharePoint. Additionally, Nokia Lumia offers Miele employees the benefits of a
modern smartphone, including secure access at no additional cost to Microsoft
Office documents, information and contacts. Also available on Nokia Lumia are
free navigation apps, including HERE Maps and HERE Drive, which allow maps to
be downloaded via wireless LAN, reducing data traffic and network charges.
To increase the efficiency of its users and infrastructure, Miele has already
equipped all its work stations with Microsoft products. "The seamless
connection to our existing Microsoft infrastructure as well as the great
navigation and camera technology make Lumia an excellent addition to our
existing IT systems," said Egbert Fichtler, Head of IT Infrastructure, Miele.
Miele piloted Nokia Lumia over several months with more than 100 of its
people. Mr Fichtler added: "Nokia Lumia exceeded our expectations both in
happy to continue rollout during the second half of 2013, with over 1,000 more
devices for employees in Germany. The free navigation with HERE Drive helps
our service team to plan routes to customers, while the great cameras in Nokia
Lumia mean we can document service cases immediately on site helping us to
save time and money."
In Germany, Miele is deploying Nokia Lumia on the Deutsche Telekom network.
Concludes Mr Fichtler, "the excellent speech quality and high speed data on
the Deutsche Telekom network are very compelling. As a company, we pride
ourselves on designing and building great products and offering great service
to our customers, values which Nokia shares. Overall, Nokia Lumia smartphones
built on Windows Phone are increasing our efficiency as a company."
"Our new Nokia Lumia smartphones offer a robust yet elegant design as well as
excellent camera technology," said Sebastian Ulrich, general manager, Nokia
Germany. "In addition, our broad product portfolio means we have choices for
everyone within any company: from entry level smartphones such as the Lumia
520 and the Lumia 620 through mid-range devices such as the Lumia 720 and 820
all the way to our flagship Lumia 920 and Lumia 925."
Nokia for business
With the Nokia Lumia range, Nokia offers business users the ability to work on
their mobile as they would on their PC. With the Windows 8 platform, Microsoft
Office and Outlook are built in allowing employees to create and edit
PowerPoint, Excel and Word documents wherever they are whilst seamlessly
syncing their files. Combined with a design that stands out, business level
security as standard, and a range of Qi standard wireless charging solutions,
Nokia Lumia is the most innovative smartphone for businesses.
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become
an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than
1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access
information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's
technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most
recognized in the world. For more information, visit
Miele is the world leader in the field of premium domestic appliances
including cooking, baking and steam-cooking appliances, refrigeration
products, coffee makers, dishwashers and laundry and floorcare products. This
line-up is augmented by dishwashers, washer-extractors and tumble dryers for
commercial use as well as washer-disinfectors and sterilisers for use in
medical and laboratory applications (Miele Professional). The company, founded
in 1899, has 8 production plants in Germany and one plant each in Austria, the
Czech Republic, China and Romania. 2011/12 turnover amounted to approx. EUR
3.04 bn with sales outside Germany accounting for 70%. Miele is represented
with its own sales subsidiaries and via importers in almost 100 countries. The
Miele company, now in the fourth generation of family ownership, employs a
workforce of around 16,700 with two-thirds in Germany. The company
headquarters are located in Gütersloh/Westphalia, Germany.
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