Siemens Enterprise Communications Signs Contract with NATO to Deliver GIS

Siemens Communications, Inc. [NYSE: SI] announced today that Siemens Enterprise Communications Belgium will lead a major project in order to provide NATO with a new GIS.

The GIS solution will ensure that NATO staffs will have the best available geospatial information at all times. They will be able to fuse geospatial content with other forms of information (logistics, etc.). A services-oriented architecture (SOA) will provide the technological capabilities for data fusion to create a common operating picture.

Siemens will be responsible for the project management and for the integration of the different components among which the world-leading GIS software provided by ESRI (USA), Oracleís database technology and hardware (servers, workstations, back-up and storage systems, LAN-switches, scanners, printers, plotters, etc.).

This project clearly shows Siemens Enterprise Communicationsí ambitions in the fields of integration and ICT services.

About Siemens

Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with reported worldwide sales of $107.4 billion in fiscal 2006. Founded 160 years ago, the company is a leader in the areas of Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and Services and Home Appliances. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA has sales of $21.4 billion and employs approximately 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Eleven of Siemens’ worldwide businesses are based in the United States. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens AG and its subsidiaries employ 480,000 people in 190 countries. For more information on Siemens in the United States:

About Siemens Communications, Inc.

Siemens Communications, Inc. is one of the worldís leading vendors of Open Communications solutions for enterprises of all sizes, enabling business processes to be more productive, faster and more secure ñ with any device, network or information technology infrastructure. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG with about 15,000 employees globally and headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla.

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