s the computing capacity actually required, according to a flexible, demand-driven business agreement. In addition to these mainframe systems, as of December 31, 2009, a total of approximately 50,000 servers were operated worldwide, in particular in Europe. Telecommunications Services & Solutions: Telecommunications Services & Solutions manages the development, construction, and operation of T-Systems’ German and international service platforms, based on transport capacity leased primarily from its Germany operating segment and, to a lesser extent, from other providers. T-Systems’ service platforms include IP MPLS, which provides advanced IP services and features, including VPNs for business customers; ATM/Frame Relay, which supports its portfolio of specific services for customer networks; Voice over IP, which supports VoIP products and acts as a gateway to analog or ISDN networks; and Ethernet Platform, which supports ethernet VPN services and LAN-to-LAN connections. Telecommunications Services & Solutions also provides value-added services through IP-based platforms, including remote dial-in, client encryption and other security services, share Internet access services, and managed hosting services. Systems Integration The Systems Integration delivery unit focuses on IT integration projects, application management and application development. Systems Integration provides advice and assistance for a company’s entire ‘plan-build-run’ lifecycle. Its primary focus is on solution design and architecture, IT projects and solution and application development, including testing and application lifecycle services. Systems Integration focuses on the introduction of uniform processes, general standards, methods and tools and enhancing the re-usability of modular solutions. In addition, Systems Integration supports T-Systems international activities through its delivery network, which provides sales and services to international customers by offering them tailored solutions and service components. Competition T-Systems faces competition from IBM Global Services; Accenture; CapGemini; HP Services; BT Global Services; France Telecom; and Telefonica. Significant Events In September 2011,Deutsche Telekom AG has signed a strategic cooperation memorandum with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Both companies would jointly promote business in information, telecom technology, as well as system integration. In November 2012, Itron, Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG announced that they have signed an agreement to collaborate on delivering smart metering solutions to target markets in Europe. This agreement brings two leading companies together in the smart grid and smart metering space to combine their technology expertise to better serve the utility industry. In February 2013, Deutsche Telekom AG and International Business Machines Corporation announced a collaboration to provide an integrated solutions portfolio that enables cities to make smarter use of their services through intelligent data capture and analysis. In February 2013, Deutsche Telekom and Wavefront announced a long-term agreement to collaborate in developing the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market in North America. As part of the collaboration, Wavefront supports Canadian wireless start-ups and small and medium companies with its accelerator program providing access to services including educational seminars, testing resources, advisory services and global market connections, while Deutsche Telekom provides access to its extensive M2M resources and proactively engages with the wireless community. In September 2013, IBM and Deutsche Telekom announced a collaboration to provide the IBM MobileFirst platform in the cloud to small and medium sized (SMB) customers in Europe. In December 2013, Deutsche Telekom and Twitter have entered into a strategic partnership. In collaboration with Deutsche Telekom, Twitter would create a unique experience for Deutsche Telekom devices. History Deutsche Telekom AG was founded in 1995.
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