Axians, the new name for Acuntia

The company has strengthened its position in the ICT market and seeks to focus on the energy and industry market through an innovative offer in industry 4.0 and the smart city sector.

 

  • Axians is the brand of VINCI Energies that specialises in ICT. Its global turnover for 2017 stood at 2,000 million euros, with a network of 9,000 professionals and operations in 22 countries.
  • Axians has the capacity to take on international projects with greater solvency, and to establish synergies with new markets and in new technological areas.
  • The acquisition of Acuntia one year ago and this current rebranding reflect VINCI Energies’ commitment to growth and technological innovation in the Spanish market, operating in the industrial, energy and services sectors.
  • VINCI Energies España has forecast turnover of 239 million euros in 2018 and has a team of 1,500 employees.

 

Madrid, 12/07/2018.- As of today, Axians is the new name for Acuntia, which joined the VINCI Energies España group one year ago. In the words of José Manuel Sánchez, the managing director of Axians in Spain,“Acuntia is changing its name to Axians, a very powerful brand internationally, present in 22 countries and with strong future projection. Axians’ leadership will enable us to take on international projects with greater solvency, generate synergies with new clients and projects, and be part of a community of more than 9,000 professionals to share knowledge and experience.”

“Ever since it was first founded, our company has evolved day after day, keeping pace with technologies. By joining VINCI Energies, we are opening up a whole host of new proposals that are closer to what our clients are demanding, and we can respond to the challenges of society in order to improve people’s quality of life. For that reason, our slogan at Axians is “Technology with a human touch”, said Emilio Cabañas, Axians’ business managing director in Spain.

Axians is the brand of VINCI Energies dedicated to the information and communications technology sector, registering global turnover of 2,000 million euros in 2017.

In the words of Laurent Clech, managing director of VINCI Energies España,“Axians represents the technology services component required by most of our energy and industry clients. This means that we are strengthening our presence in the market in order to offer solutions for industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, and Smart Cities projects. These integral solutions will

boost our competitive position in the market. Our vision over the medium term is optimistic, and we confidently expect continued and sustainable growth over the next 5 years”.

Over the past year, Acuntia has been working to understand Axians’ portfolio and pursue new business lines and solutions. Having integrated everything Axians offers into its portfolio, it proceeded to change its brand name. Furthermore, by becoming a part of VINCI Energies España, it has strengthened its economic solvency, which will allow it to take on large-scale projects.

Axians’ services in Spain

With turnover of 100 million euros in 2017 and a current team of 500 people, Axians is a leading Spanish provider of IP convergence network solutions and services, secure systems and applications, supported by consultancy, integration, management and outsourcing services. It works for companies and for telecommunications operators and public bodies that are looking to deploy long lasting tailored ICT solutions. In recent years, it has become a leading firm in SDN, SD-WAN, WiFi, cybersecurity, analytics and big data solutions. Its clientele includes 30 companies listed on the IBEX35 index, as well as leading telecommunications operators and major public bodies.

Axians’ Spanish headquarters are located in Madrid and it has delegations in Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, Seville, A Coruña and Las Palmas. It has also developed projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa.

About VINCI Energies España

VINCI Energies España registered turnover of 239 million euros in 2017 and has a team of 1,500 employees. Through its different service brands, it works in energy infrastructures (Omexom), industry (Actemium), ICT (Axians), public lighting (Citeos) and facilities (VINCI Facilities). Thanks to its brand synergies and networking, VINCI Energies develops innovation applied to energy, transport and communications infrastructures, as well as the industrial sector. From design to maintenance and operation, it supports its clients through their energy transition and digital transformation.

About VINCI Energies and the VINCI Group

VINCI Energies has a global worldwide turnover of 10,800 million euros and 64,500 employees working in 52 countries. It is part of the VINCI Group, one of the world leaders in concessions and construction, with turnover of 40,200 million euros and 195,000 employees in more than 110 countries.

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