Below is our recent interview with Ioana Dragus, Group Marketing Manager at Connect44 Group:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: Connect44 Group is a System Integrator in areas such as mobile solutions, fixed networks and enterprise services, with offices in 10 countries. Headquartered in Lucerne, Switzerland, the Connect44 brand was co-founded by Leo Kidel and James Rogerson in 2000. That partnership marked the beginning of a remarkable digital journey, which made it possible nowadays to have more than 1.200 employees in Europe.
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: Connect44 Group’s key aim is to develop state-of-the-art services for its customers across Europe. As part of the company’s ongoing efforts to invest in cutting-edge technological solutions, the Connect44 Group has undertaken a strategic equity investment in MYX AD as part of the company’s latest funding round. MYX is a Bulgaria-based technology start-up developing digital twin solutions for the management of large-scale asset networks, with a particular focus on the telecom industry.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: The new venture has signed up major clients already, providing solutions to entities across all verticals within the telecom sector and beyond, including mobile operators, tower companies, and system integrators. The AI-powered digital twin platform developed by MYX offers a wide array of benefits to businesses across any industry which focuses on managing complex asset networks, including infrastructure, renewables, mining, real estate, and electricity transmission, amongst others.
Within the telecom sector, the digital twin solution can support clients in a wide spectrum of activities, including end-to-end site design & rollout, inventory check & updates, EMF & ICNIRP compliance checks, and structural analysis. Moreover, the platform can generate accurate BIM models, enabling holistic management of a client’s network automatically and significantly reducing the time required to produce key outputs.
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?
A: Ever since we founded the Connect44 Group over 20 years ago, we were always on a mission to deliver best-in-class services to our customers and potential customers. Besides the wonderful dedication of our team, we also relied on strategic investments that can bring added value to us a company, but also our partners, because we are known in the market for the long-term partnership we developed over the decades.
Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: Besides the recent investment in the Bulgarian start-up, Connect44 Group founders have also major shares in the energy start-up NextE, launched in 2021. With more than 20 years in the telco and IT industry, we are looking to expand our footprint with the sole purpose of supporting tech companies to innovate and develop state-of-the-art solutions that are meant to assure a sustainable and green business for the future.