The German Regional Association LVR enjoys massive cost savings using Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise network and communication solutions.

  • Country: Germany
  • Industry: Government
  • Solution: Business Telephony

Landschaftsverband Rheinland (LVR) in Germany is responsible for approximately 9.6 million people in Rheinland. With an OmniPCX Enterprise Communication Server, they created one central telecommunication system. All 300 sites (employing 15,000 people in total) were integrated as extensions to the centralized PBX. LVR saved on administration costs, used new voice functionalities and were able to integrate mobile phones and remote workers.

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All these products made up our decision for Alcatel-Lucent when evaluating
all offered solutions. Finally we were convinced by an extremely coherent concept, which guaranteed protection of investments and pushed a solid migration strategy at the same time.

Michael Kemper, Head of IT, Landschaftsverband Rheinland


  • Heterogeneous IT landscape
  • 300 separate sites of between 5 to 4000 employees
  • Needed to integrate analog terminals
  • Needed to decrease administrative effort required

Products & Solutions



  • Ability to integrate existing telecommunication solutions
  • Mobile phones and remote workers now supported
  • Network is centrally managed, leading to reduction in administration required and massive reduction in costs
  • Activity-based, automated monthly reporting
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