SAP deployment requires a stronger network to connect 1,200 employees in 21 countries
Orange Business Services has won a global wide area network (WAN) and embedded security services contract with Oetiker Group, a leading provider of clamping and connection solutions, headquartered in Horgen, Switzerland.
The Orange network will connect 1,200 Oetiker employees in 21 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Managed security services are a priority for Oetiker, so Orange Business Services is providing a Web protection suite with malware scanning and Zscaler, a Web filtering bundle, as part of the solution.
Oetiker Group is consolidating its worldwide WAN infrastructure from several providers and different technologies to the Orange network. With IT services centralized with Orange Business Services, Oetiker will benefit from a network built and managed by Orange Business Services with guaranteed service levels. In addition, Oetiker wanted a global service provider that can connect all 21 Oetiker locations worldwide to support its implementation of a centralized SAP ERP and CRM system.
Oetiker CIO Rainer Verling said: “With our new SAP deployment and centralized infrastructure, we had to strengthen our network and were looking for a trusted provider that also operates our WAN with guaranteed service levels. With Orange Business Services, we found this partner, who is furthermore offering a complete services portfolio which will help us in future projects.”
Dr. Helmut Reisinger, senior vice president for Europe, Russia and CIS, Orange Business Services, said: “Orange Business Services is pleased to provide Oetiker the network breadth complemented with the network and security expertise needed to meet its current and future business requirements. We look forward to providing Oetiker the optimum combination of global network and communications solutions that will enable it to provide superior service to its customers while optimizing internal productivity.”
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