- Initiative cements ALE's involvement in the Brittany region
- Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique local actors, including enterprises
- The cluster is an important growth engine for the region
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise invests in innovative projects in the Brittany region through Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique
By becoming a contributor, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise wishes to invest in innovative projects in the Brittany region
Paris, France, June 14, 2021 - Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, is proud to take part in the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique cluster. ALE has 1000 employees in France, split between three sites in Colombes, Illkirch and Brest. The company will join institutional and economic partners, such as the Direction Générale de l’Armement, Thalès, and Naval Group, all of whom are historic partners for communications, collaborations and network solutions.
This initiative once again demonstrates Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s involvement in the Brittany region. ALE is partnered with the École IA Microsoft by Simplon school and services local clients like the Breizelec company.
The Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique brings together enterprises, laboratories and research centres, and training facilities of the region around a common theme, “innovation in the service of the Blue Economy”. It represents a large maritime region and a desire to boost the innovative capacity of enterprises, and develop their growth.
“We are very honoured to join the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique, one of our region’s important growth engines. Our company is highly involved in Brittany’s development. The Brest site is home to over 240 employees, experts in innovation, services or training dedicated to projects and the creation of solutions for local defence actors, maritime transport or, more largely, the public sector. This way we intend to contribute, through our innovations, to the development of the region and the Blue Economy”, declared Eric Lechelard, Head of Human Resources in France, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
“Digital transformation is at the heart of our business and one of the key stakes of the Pôle, which answers national and European priorities through its innovative projects. The current dynamic already promotes the emergence of ideas and projects that contribute to the development of our territory. In addition, we plan to encourage innovation through our digital transformation know-how, to support local partners, to accompany potential transformations to maintain the Pôle’s level of excellence.”, adds Fatima Elleouet, Government Sector Director, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
“The Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique is proud and happy to welcome Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. Digital transformation is, in many ways, a major challenge for the development of the maritime economy and for maintaining the military superiority of our armies,” says Frédéric Renaudeau, Defence Advisor, Recovery Plan, Skills & Training of the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique.
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About Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise delivers the customised technology experiences enterprises need to make everything connect.
ALE provides digital-age networking, communications and cloud solutions with services tailored to ensure customers’ success, with flexible business models in the cloud, on premises, and hybrid. All solutions have built-in security and limited environmental impact.
Over 100 years of innovation have made Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise a trusted advisor to more than a million customers all over the world.
With headquarters in France and 3,400 business partners worldwide, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise achieves an effective global reach with a local focus.
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About the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique:
- 1 maritime territory of excellence: Brittany – Pays de la Loire
- 350 members, including over 50% of SMEs
- 344 projects
- € 919 million global budget
- € 279 million in public funding