Siemens Smart Infrastructure in Spain and Telefónica Tech will be offering the Spanish market their services and solutions for smart buildings in one package.

This collaboration agreement will enable both companies to present a joint value proposition, including solutions for increasing physical security, monitoring and operational and energy efficiency, as well as user experience and the digitalization of services where connectivity plays a leading role. They will also offer an infrastructure which facilitates data collection and analysis, to turn data into valuable information for better decision-making.

Siemens and Telefónica Tech will offer comprehensive solutions which protect buildings from fires, and monitor entry points and potential intrusions with closed-circuit television (CCTV), including the possibility of video analysis. The experience and knowledge of both companies will also enable them to include other joint solutions related to optimization such as smart lighting, environmental monitoring, predictive maintenance, de-escalation monitoring, smart parking, occupancy and capacity management, including audio-visual and space reservation solutions.

“The potential of uniting two portfolios with a clear focus on achieving communication, security and energy efficiency creates major opportunities for improving buildings and preparing them for the future,” says Fernando Silva, director of siemens smart infrastructure for Spain and Portugal. “We are combining Telefónica’s expertise in communications with Siemens’ expertise in smart electric networks and building automation, to enable us to implement a comprehensive solution for the buildings of any private or public body.”

“This agreement with Siemens demonstrates Telefónica Tech’s potential as an integrator of solutions based on connectivity (in this agreement we offer our specialist knowledge in connectivity, physical security, IoT and Big Data) and provider of digital transformation for companies in their plans to become more sustainable organizations. Together we will make smart buildings even more advanced in order to promote, at the same time, energy efficiency and contribute to improving people’s lives,” explains Elena Gil, global director of IoT and big data products and business operations at Telefónica Tech.