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City of Frankfurt

City of Frankfurt
Industry: Government
Country: Germany
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The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department of the City of Frankfurt is the central internal service provider for the city’s IT infrastructure. City of Frankfurt has efficient infrastructure for a modern administration.


  • ICT requires design and construction of a complex network infrastructure for thousands of users at 600 different locations
  • Ensure an optimized service to this heterogeneous user group with very individual requirements
  • New solution needs to be able to support all business-critical applications such as traffic lights, traffic control systems and public clocks that influence the image of the City of Frankfurt




  • High-performance components support the implementation of a highly available network
  • Also, modern concepts and technologies facilitate the transition to a convergent service-neutral network
  • Optimized cost/ benefit ratio - the OmniSwitch 10K is offered at excellent price while ensuring very non-bureaucratic support
  • Network virtualization helps the IT specialists to work more efficiently, as they do not have to go on-site to make adaptations to the network

"Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise can be proud of the fact that their consistent use of open standards ensures incredible interoperability."

— Stephan Seeger, Head of Network planning and development