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Vodafone One to save Halcrow £1m

Paul Withers
September 17, 2010

Global engineering consultancy claims it will save around £1 million in communication costs over the next five years when it introduces Vodafone One

Halcrow has claimed that its imminent launch of Vodafone One, the operator’s unified communications service, will save the company an estimated £1 million over the next five years in communications costs.

Vodafone One brings fixed, mobile and PC based communications together so employees are contactable via one number on their mobile, fixed phone or PC. Halcrow, which is headquartered in the UK with over 7,000 employees across 80 offices, said this would revolutionise collaborative working for all it’s UK employees.

Halcrow said that Vodafone One’s PC features such as desktop conferencing, instant messaging and presence will integrate with video conferencing facilities to allow it to promote faster and more efficient team working.

Halcrow group IT director Chris Farmer said: “Vodafone One will support our adoption of a global delivery model and fundamentally improve the way we work, which will ultimately help us design and deliver better solutions for our customers. It will enhance our competitive advantage, as well as our agility to be more responsive to customer demands and new business opportunities.”

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