Alcatel lcatel-Lucent Enterprise milestones highlight first year as independent business

Successful transition shown with ongoing industry recognition and customer loyalty

06 October, 2015 – ALE International, operating under the brand Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, is commemorating its one year anniversary as an independent business by celebrating milestones around its corporate mission, strategic market investments, continued success in innovation, industry recognition and customer loyalty.

Since 1st October, 2014, ALE (the company) has had the complex task of creating a new infrastructure to operate as a fully independent company with no disruption to business. To date, the company has implemented a new HR infrastructure, IT/IS systems, new financial infrastructure, new employee and business partner training system and has opened many new offices and legal entities worldwide, well ahead of industry norms. 
   
Strategic market investments
New strategic go-to-market programs have been implemented with a focus on core markets in APAC and EMEA while additional resources have been added to further execute in growth markets including China and the USA. These initiatives are already delivering, with market share growth in Northern Europe, France, Iberia, Australia, The Gulf and various other geographies in the first half of 2015.

In the UK, customer success with major healthcare and public sector organisations has seen ALE deliver modern infrastructure via powerful wired and wireless networking across the region. Large health trusts and regional councils including the Royal Brompton Health Trust and Warwickshire County Council have invested in major IT modernisation programmes to safeguard vital operations exclusively using Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise technology.

In addition, several initiatives were launched to support growth opportunities:

The ALE corporate mission
The company has also launched a new corporate mission based on the “Personalised Connected Experience” and outlined a series of growth strategies to support the goal of doubling the business in the coming years. This mission is based on three guiding principles:

Heritage of innovation
Over the past 12 months, new Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise technologies have been introduced that further illustrates its innovation engine:

“Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has built a reputation for delivering tailored business solutions and services that help people communicate better and work more efficiently. Stepping out as an independent business has helped fuel and continue this ambition and our goal of becoming a more significant player in the enterprise communications market,” said Michel Emelianoff, CEO of ALE International. “Our technologies support any type of business, and we are consistently successful with customers that are highly dependent on customer satisfaction and successful personal outcomes.”

2015 Awards and recognition

Customers and analysts alike have found ALE solutions to be worthy of recognition with the following awards:

About us
Our company is a leading provider of enterprise communications solutions and services, from the office to the cloud, marketed under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand. Building on our established heritage of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, we operate globally with 2700+ employees in 100+ countries worldwide, with headquarters near Paris, France.

With communications, networking and cloud solutions for business of all sizes, our team of technology experts, service professionals, and 2900+ partners serves more than 830,000 customers worldwide, tailoring and adapting our solutions and services to local requirements. This provides tangible business outcomes through personalized connected experiences for customers and end users.

For more information, please contact:
James Rose
IBA, PR for ALE
Tel: + 44(0)1572 757 932
Email: jrose@iba-international.com