London, 20 September 2012: Xchanging (XCH:LSE), the business process, procurement and technology services provider and integrator has proudly been appointed by existing customer, Gatwick Airport, the world's busiest single runway airport, to partner in delivering its Telephony services.
The 4 year contract was won following a rigorous open tender process. The contract comprises management of the campus-wide estate for both the airport and its customers as well as the 02 and BT estates. Xchanging will work collaboratively with the airport over the forthcoming years to drive innovative enhancements to assist the airport in its goals.
Michael Ibbitson, Chief Information Officer for Gatwick Airport said, "We're impressed with the flexibility of Xchanging to meet our needs, assist with the management of our complex environment and with their drive and enthusiasm to work with us in providing a great service for our customers."
Andrew Binns, Executive Director at Xchanging added, "We are delighted to extend our relationship with Gatwick Airport. The Xchanging model is to build on initial successes and introduce our broad range of technology skills and services. We look forward to continuing our relationship."
Transition is underway and contract start date is 1st October 2012. The contract follows Xchanging's initial success in 2010 winning the contract to deliver Gatwick's Network Managed Services and a second contract in 2011 to provide the airport's End User Computing Services.
Links to previously published press releases:
26 April 2012 - Managing the network for the world's busiest single runway airport
24 Feb 2011 - Gatwick Airport deepens strategic relationship with Xchanging
28 Oct 2010 - Xchanging wins a five-year contract with Gatwick Airport Ltd
For further information, please contact:
Xchanging Technology Services
Tel: +44 (0)20 7780 5509
Gatwick Airport press office
Tel: + 44 (0) 1293 505000
What we are
Xchanging provides business processing, technology and procurement services internationally for customers across multiple industries.
What we do
Xchanging brings innovation, thought leadership and passion to its customers' businesses so as to enhance performance and value. Our values are embedded into everything we do.
What we want to be
Xchanging wants to be regarded as the best provider in its chosen markets by delivering services that are recognised for outstanding quality, reliability and innovation.
About Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport is the UK's second largest airport and the busiest single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 200 destinations in 90 countries for around 34 million passengers a year on short- and long-haul point-to-point services. It is also a major economic driver for the South-East region, generating around 23,000 on-airport jobs and a further 13,000 jobs through related activities. The airport is 28 miles south of London with excellent public transport links, including the Gatwick Express. Gatwick Airport is owned by a group of international investment funds, of which Global Infrastructure Partners is the largest shareholder.