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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 14:45


Ever since Ferranti Computer Systems was founded back in 1976, their main focus has been on creating systems that simplify processes, improve efficiency and save costs. A crucial factor in this philosophy, has always been the implementation of clever and easy to use communication tools.


Friday, January 5, 2018 - 11:15

At a technology event in San Francisco a while ago, Microsoft revealed some of its plans concerning virtual and augmented reality. And the least you can say is, those plans are looking pretty impressive.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 16:30

Microsoft Pix, the camera app that uses A.I. to improve your photos, is ready to take on the business market.


A recent update has turned Pix, that’s been immensely popular amongst consumers, into a business tool as well. The app is now able to help you out with photos of business documents, whiteboards, post-... » read more

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 09:15

We are thrilled to announce that we will be exhibiting at the upcoming European Utility Week in Amsterdam on 3-5 October 2017, and we invite you to come visit us on the exhibition floor.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 14:45

By now, you have probably heard about Ferranti, right? You have learned that they bring along 40 years of experience – which they are using to design an automation strategy and to map out business processes. But do you know how Ferranti came to life – and that its role in our history has been quite extensive? Allow us to dig a little deeper in... » read more

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 14:30

We all have learned about the horrific World War II in those history classes. And you yourself might have picked up a book or two at the library to dig a little deeper in its gruelling story. But, do you also have learned about the technical side of the war? Do you know who became major supplier of electronics and what-not? Ferranti, of... » read more

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 14:00

Basically, frictionless IT means IT that is user friendly on every single level. It talks about IT that follows the (constantly changing) needs of the user. Frictionless IT is simple IT that doesn’t require a lot of thinking. Frictionless IT is smooth. And most of all? Frictionless IT is everything we need.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:00

Trends Gazelle nominees are selected on the basis of strong growth: growth in revenue, growth in staff and growth in added value. This is the 7th time that Ferranti has the honor to wear this title.

“Trends Gazelles are fast growing companies that form an integral part of our economic landscape. They are engines of innovation and jobs,... » read more

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 15:00

MECOMS™ R4 is the new release of Ferranti’s Customer Care & Billing software for energy and utility companies.

For this release, Ferranti has partnered up with several new technology partners to bring their customers an even more complete solution, straight out of the box.

The new MECOMS™ R4 takes customer... » read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:15

“This is an extraordinary accomplishment and a wonderful recognition of the value our team brings as a Cisco Partner. By partnering with Cisco Capital, we are able to help customers preserve capital, manage costs, avoid obsolescence and... » read more

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:00

Ferranti wins the Cisco Meraki Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award for removing the complexity out of the network architecture so you can manage with a limited IT staff a full enterprise class network. How can we help you? ... » read more

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 (All day)

Ferranti will present a customer case at Shopt IT at ICC Ghent. 

"From site survey to perfect wireless... » read more

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 14:45
Diegem, 29 January 2015
Cisco has accredited Ferranti Computer Systems as a Master Partner in its Cloud & Managed Services Program (CMSP) in Belgium. The service provider has installed a Cisco IT infrastructure with which it can now offer hybrid cloud services to customers, and this service... » read more
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:30
As more UK energy retailers look to MECOMS™ to take care of their customer management and billing, we are expanding our UK team to support existing and new customers for both Cloud and On-Premise solutions.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 12:30

Ferranti Computer Systems has moved from Noorderlaan 139 to Romeynsweel 7 on May 26.

Romeynsweel 7 - 2030 Antwerp, Belgium has become the new Ferranti HQ address.

If you can't find our new address in your navigation device, we refer to the satellite picture below which shows you the directions from our old building to our new... » read more

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:45

Ferranti Computer Systems accelerates the investments in research and development of the MECOMS™ solution to further develop the innovations and the value we bring to our customers and partners. To lead this strategic focus, Tom Van Haute has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer. Tom Van Haute has been... » read more

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 15:15
The ICT coordinators day is a yearly event with 400 ICT-coordinators from the education sector in Flanders.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:15
Microsoft Poland is Strategic Partner and will also represent MECOMS™ at the Energy Conference EuroPOWER, 8th-9th April 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.
Microsoft Cloud OS Seminar
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 16:00

On February 5th, we organized our Microsoft Cloud OS Seminar high in the cloud on the top floor of our office building with a great view over the port of Antwerp.

Our guests attended a presentation on the Microsoft Cloud OS by Kris Vandermeulen, Product Manager Datacenter at Microsoft; and a presentation on the Ferranti solutions with... » read more

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:00
Learn during this session how your organization can build hybrid clouds taking advantage of your existing investments like Active Directory, Windows Server, System Center and many others.
Modernized ICT Infrastructure for Mortsel
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 09:45
Quite a few local governments urgently need upgrading of their IT systems. This was also the case for Mortsel. Therefore the city allocated within the long-term policy the necessary budgets for a practical approach. The contract for this ICT modernization was awarded to Ferranti Computer Systems and includes the provision of new PCs, laptops and... » read more
MECOMS™ launched at SIwE'14 Conference in Poland
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 12:15
MECOMS™ Partner Sygnity, Microsoft Poland and Ferranti launched MECOMS™ at the “Konferencja Systemy Informatyczne w Energetyce SIwE’14” from 25 to 27 November in Poznań, Poland.
Meet MECOMS™ at E-World, Germany
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 12:15
MECOMS™ will join the Microsoft Booth at E-World Energy & Water from 10 to 12 February 2015 in Essen.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 14:00
November 3rd, 2014. Ing. Arnoud Van Druten appointed as responsible for MECOMS™ in Germany.
Soprim@ reisdential care facilities
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 09:45
As a dynamic and future-oriented care company, Soprim@ seeks to provide wireless internet access to its residents, visitors and employees. In the context of the future wireless infrastructure project, Ferranti conducted a WLAN Audit for Soprim@.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (All day)
Meet MECOMS™ at European Utility Week. We have important news for you about our new MECOMS™ MDM and CIS.
Evalueer Cloud vs Traditionele IT Infrastructuren
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (All day)
Wat zijn de voordelen van cloud computing en hoe evalueert u realistisch cloud tegenover traditionele infrastructuren? Ferranti Computer Systems, in samenwerking met Cisco, Dell en Microsoft licht het graag toe tijdens het cloud seminar op dinsdag 21 oktober 2014.
Manage IT Congress 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (All day)
Voor de vijfde maal op rij organiseert V-ICT-OR het congres Manage IT. Het thema voor 2014 is "Hoe veilig is uw informatie?"
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (All day)
Meet Ferranti at the Dell Solutions Tour 2014 in Brussels on September 17th!
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 09:15

August 6th, 2014, Antwerp, Belgium.

Dick Fens has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer Ferranti Computer Systems NV.

Dick Fens is an international executive with extensive experience in the areas of value based selling of information technology solutions.

System Center Configuration Manager OCMW Leuven
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 11:45
OCMW Leuven (Public Centre for Social Welfare in Leuven) did not want to wait until Windows XP support would end and decided to migrate all 500 PCs to Windows 7. The migration was done using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. This software allows the IT department to centrally manage the applications. Ferranti Computer Systems assisted... » read more
Seminar Cloud vs Traditional IT Infrastructures
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 12:00 to 16:30
Attend Ferranti’s seminar in collaboration with Cisco, Dell and Microsoft to find out how to realistically evaluate cloud as compared with traditional on-premises infrastructure
Vlaamse ICT organisatie
Thursday, May 8, 2014 (All day)
SHOPT IT - 8 mei - Investeer in een slimme en veilige toekomst! @ Hilton Antwerpen
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 22:15
Kruispunt Migratie-Integratie has realized a successful ICT infrastructure renewal project with focus on scalability and continuity.
Cisco Silver Partner Logo
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 09:15
Ferranti Computer Systems has been officially recertified as a Cisco Silver Certified Partner in Belux.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 16:00
After a few months as an official Cisco Meraki partner, Ferranti is proud to announce the first contracts. Gemeente Dilbeek, ICsense and Advanced Networks were all impressed by Cisco Meraki’s cloud managed networking solutions and decided to choose Cisco Meraki products because it improves network control, simplifies network management and is very... » read more
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 13:15

Ferranti Computer Systems (Unit: System Integration) installed the smart information system that consists of several displays both stop displays and landmark displays which display the departures of trains and trams.

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 09:45
Ferranti has successfully delivered a solution for the bridge operators of Prins Hendrikbrug in Drechtsteden (Holland), showing a significant reduction of waiting time for public transport passengers.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:00

NLE has a mission: challenging the Dutch gas and electricity markets to stir up competition. After a successfully ascend in the residential market, NLE went after commercial and industrial customers. In this highly competitive market, success depends even more on consistently offering better service at lower prices.

NLE... » read more

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 10:45
Ferranti Computer Systems announces their official partnership with Meraki, a manufacturer of cloud managed networking solutions. Meraki, which is now part of Cisco, makes next-generation gear that is extremely flexible and 100% managed over the web.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 (All day)
Visit Ferranti at XPO112, trade fair for the equipment of emergency services and disaster response units
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 11:15
At the Dell PartnerDirect European Solutions Conference 2012 in Madrid last month, Ferranti received the Belux Partner of the Year 2012 award. The annual awards honor Dell partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year.
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 15:00

The fire department of Ghent is a professional brigade, responsible for the protection of the city of Ghent, the merged municipalities and five protected suburbs. To... » read more

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 09:15

Ferranti today proudly announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft Dynamics ISV of the year award for Western europe.  The award was achieved as a result of MECOMS™ demonstrating exceptional business success by optimizing the use of Microsoft Dynamics to deliver innovative solutions that exceed customer expectations and surpass business goals.

Ferranti Computer Systems Recognized as 2012 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Belgium
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 14:00
Antwerp, Belgium — June 25, 2012 — Today, Ferranti Computer Systems proudly announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Belgium. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Microsoft Gold Systems Management Competency
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 11:45

Ferranti Computer Systems has achieved the Gold Competency in Systems Management. “Attaining a Gold Competency in Systems Management provides Ferranti Computer Systems with a competitive advantage and helps us offer our customers the most relevant Microsoft solutions in the market,” states Frederik Baert, Director Professional Services ICT.

Ferranti Becomes DELL’s First Premier Partner in Belgium
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 15:00
Ferranti joins DELL’s Premier Partner elite group of ICT Partners. ICT service provider Ferranti Computer Systems has recently become the first company to bring Dell’s Premier Partner...
AZ Klina
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 16:00

The KLINA General Hospital is the acute hospital for the north of Antwerp. The hospital is continuously striving for a high-quality patient-centered care. Characteristic for the hospital is the modern infrastructure, the use of high-end technologies such as robotics surgery and a wide range... » read more

FrontForce - Integrated Emergency Support
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 14:30

Ferranti Computer Systems was selected by the Zaventem fire brigade to supply FrontForce® for the renewal of the dispatching of their fire station. FrontForce® provides an integrated, future-proof dispatching solution for fire brigades. The integrated GIS functionality guarantees the Fastest Adequate Assistance (SAH). The system consists of... » read more

Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 17:15
Ferranti Computer Systems and Federale Verzekering have been selected by Microsoft to participate in the exclusive Microsoft Technology Adoption Program (TAP) for Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM) 2012.
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 10:00
This strategy brings "Big Data" and therefore extreme large volumes of information to existing functionality of the MECOMS™ product, allowing real smart metering and smart billing on one single architecture and technology platform.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 17:00
This certification represents a significant step in elevating the standard for partner-developed software solutions for industry-specific business applications. Solutions with a successful software test have demonstrated development quality and compatibility with the Microsoft Dynamics product.
MECOMS Management Pack, based on Microsoft System Center 2012
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 13:30

MECOMS™ 2012 comes with a Management Pack, based on Microsoft System Center. It is a comprehensive IT infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud management platform. With the MECOMS™ Management Pack, you can more easily and efficiently manage your applications and services across multiple... » read more