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Sydney

Jones Lang LaSalle wins Ericsson contract for Integrated Facilities Management

IFM division to manage Ericsson’s Australian and New Zealand portfolio


SYDNEY, 11 MARCH 2009 – Global commercial property services firm, Jones Lang LaSalle, has won a two year contract with Ericsson, to provide Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) services across Ericsson’s 14 sites in Australia and New Zealand.
 
Jones Lang LaSalle was selected following a competitive tender.
 
Under the agreement, Jones Lang LaSalle will provide Ericsson with a comprehensive range of facility management services including contractor management, a 24/7 help desk, planned and preventative maintenance and infrastructure services as well as the firm’s unique One View technology platform.
 
Stephen Conry, Head of Australia, Jones Lang LaSalle, said the contract cemented Jones Lang LaSalle’s position in the market as the leading provider of facilities management services for technology companies.
 
“Ericsson now joins Jones Lang LaSalle’s suite of technology clients including IBM, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Computer Associates and NCR.
 
“This is an important win for Jones Lang LaSalle and it has further strengthened our relationship with Ericsson, having recently advised them during their tenancy negotiations at Melbourne’s Docklands,” Mr Conry said.
 
Paul Tozer, General Manager IT & Facilities, Ericsson Australia, said, “Jones Lang LaSalle’s professionalism, technology platform and 24/7 help desk services were key to their appointment, along with their demonstrated ability to provide services across our whole network, ensuring each of our sites will be well serviced.
 
“Another key feature of Jones Lang LaSalle’s approach is their sustainability expertise, which Ericsson will be able to leverage to deliver sustainable solutions for our property portfolio as part of our broader sustainability objectives,” Mr Tozer said.
 
About Ericsson
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. The market leader in 2G and 3G mobile technologies, Ericsson supplies communications services and manages networks that serve more than 120 million subscribers. The company’s portfolio comprises mobile and fixed network infrastructure, and broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and developers. The Sony Ericsson joint venture provides consumers with feature-rich personal mobile devices.
 
Ericsson is advancing its vision of ‘communication for all’ through innovation, technology, and sustainable business solutions. Working in 175 countries, more than 70,000 employees generated revenue of USD 27.9 billion (SEK 189 billion) in 2007. Founded in 1876 and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson is listed on the Stockholm, London and NASDAQ stock exchanges.
For more information, visit www.ericsson.com or www.ericsson.mobi

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