Hilti is a business that provides leading-edge technology to the global construction industry. Hilti products, systems and services offer the construction professional innovative solutions with outstanding added value. The headquarters of the Hilti Group is in Schaan in the Principality of Liechtenstein. With almost 20,000 employees, in more than 120 countries around the world, the corporate culture is founded on integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment.

To support the New Zealand operations of Hilti, Fastcom deployed and manage the network services that provide the essential connectivity to the global Hilti Information Technology systems.

Working with Volker Huenert, the After Market Service and IT Support contact for Hilti New Zealand, Fastcom provided a solution for the business that delivered an advanced Internet routing service to accommodate the establishment of Checkpoint VPN appliances in each of the Hilti branches.

“Fastcom provides an essential and valuable service for the operation of Hilti New Zealand. Supplying the VPN connectivity for our Hilti Centres throughout the country enables us to deal even with our global customers instantaneously through our SAP System managed and located in Europe. The services provided by Fastcom are not limited by supplying the connections but include professional and quick troubleshooting capabilities for our Service Centres throughout NZ."

– Volker Huenert, After Market Service and IT Support Manager

The Challenge

Hilti NZ established in New Zealand circa 1991, and is part of a much larger, global power tool and construction industry provider out of Schaan, Liechtenstein. Hilti NZ required local presence and International connectivity as directed and defined by their Head Office, Fastcom was tasked to provide these services.

Our Solution

Fastcom built the local connectivity and Telephony services for Hilti NZ and established the International bandwidth and connection security to connect Hilti NZ to its parent company.

The Result

Hilti has a reliable and secure connection system meeting and exceeding the local and International demands of the group.

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