Jenny Williams is a correspondent for Computer Weekly.
She supports the technology team as well as covering mobile and desktop computing.
Follow her on Twitter @jennylwilliams
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
As part of the deal, Vodafone will provide mobile voice and data services in 27 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific and the US. Linde Group said the agreement will help simplify the management of the company's international mobile communications as well as standardising its mobile costs.
Christoph Clausen, chief procurement officer at The Linde Group, said: "As we follow our strategy to be a high performance organisation, mobility services are key to delivering sustainable process optimisation and efficiency gains."
The Linde Group will be using Vodafone Global Enterprise's Spend Manager service, which provides information about mobile costs across countries and providers.
Nick Jeffery, Vodafone Global enterprise CEO, said: "Like other multinational companies, Linde wants to manage its global mobility needs as simply and effectively as possible while reducing costs."