FC Bayern and Siemens forge partnership

German soccer side team up with telecoms technology provider.

4 July 2017 Adam Nelson
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German soccer giants FC Bayern Munich have announced a long-term global partnership with technology conglomerate Siemens.

The company, which has headquarters in Berlin and Munich, already provides a number of telecoms and technology solutions to the Allianz Arena, Bayern's home stadium, and will now begin to work more closely with the club on creating new digital products.

Siemens will install a range of new systems in the stadium as well as at the club's Säbener Strasse training facilities. The partnership will focus on creating cloud-based solutions around safety, security and mobility for local public transportation.

“Two Bavarian champions that belong together are now joining forces,” said Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, executive chairman of Bayern. “I’d like to warmly welcome Siemens to FC Bayern and express my appreciation in advance for the company’s commitment and trust. We’re eagerly looking forward to this partnership – a partnership that’s important for us.”

Joe Kaeser, president and chief executive of Siemens, added: “Our technologies and knowledge of digitalization will enable us to help the club further increase its success both nationally and internationally since modern, high-performance sports require high-performance technologies. Siemens and FC Bayern share a passion for performance and quality. At FC Bayern, it’s all about athletic excellence. At Siemens, it’s all about engineering excellence.”

FC Bayern won last season's Bundesliga, the top tier of German soccer, for a fourth consecutive year.

German soccer giants FC Bayern Munich have announced a long-term global partnership with technology conglomerate Siemens.

The company, which has headquarters in Berlin and Munich, already provides a number of telecoms and technology solutions to the Allianz Arena, Bayern's home stadium, and will now begin to work more closely with the club on creating new digital products.

Siemens will install a range of new systems in the stadium as well as at the club's Säbener Strasse training facilities. The partnership will focus on creating cloud-based solutions around safety, security and mobility for local public transportation.

“Two Bavarian champions that belong together are now joining forces,” said Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, executive chairman of Bayern. “I’d like to warmly welcome Siemens to FC Bayern and express my appreciation in advance for the company’s commitment and trust. We’re eagerly looking forward to this partnership – a partnership that’s important for us.”

Joe Kaeser, president and chief executive of Siemens, added: “Our technologies and knowledge of digitalization will enable us to help the club further increase its success both nationally and internationally since modern, high-performance sports require high-performance technologies. Siemens and FC Bayern share a passion for performance and quality. At FC Bayern, it’s all about athletic excellence. At Siemens, it’s all about engineering excellence.”

FC Bayern won last season's Bundesliga, the top tier of German soccer, for a fourth consecutive year.