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ISG research recognizes Basefarm as a Nordic Leader in Public Cloud Solutions and Services

Date: November 2020
Lead author: Manoj Chandra Jha


Basefarm, an Orange Business subsidiary, announced that leading global technology research and advisory firm Information Services Group (ISG) has recognized the company as a "Leader" in: Managed Public Cloud Services for Midmarket and in Consulting and Transformational Services for Midmarket.

ISG recognizes Basefarm as a leading cloud managed-services provider in the Nordics, integrating major competencies related to digital transformation into one service offering. ISG also sees Basefarm being uniquely positioned with support and competencies of its parent company, Orange Business.

The key differentiator, according to ISG, is Basefarm’s unique delivery model that covers everything from idea to execution and offers strategic advisory and multicloud operations.

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The following are among the Basefarm strengths cited in the report:

  • Multicloud managed services firm Basefarm provides multicloud managed services with its tools and framework. Basefarm offers full-stack monitoring and management of multicloud workloads in a seamless manner. This enables clients to manage their heterogenous workloads in an integrated fashion
  • Agile operation across hyperscalers: Basefarm also offers an agile cloud operation model that delivers cloud workload cost optimization. This operation model helps clients with vendor-agnostic, best-of-breed solutions for AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure in an integrated and automated fashion
  • Large client base in the Nordics: Basefarm is now recognized for its best-of-breed product and service portfolio following its acquisition by Orange Business due to its large customer base in the hybrid cloud segment

Receiving a “Leader” award indicates a promising portfolio, including the required roadmap and an adequate focus on key market trends and customer requirements and an excellent management and understanding of the local market.

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*In August 2018, Basefarm was acquired by the Orange Group, a leading global telecommunications operator, to reinforce the cloud expertise of Orange Business, its enterprise division.


About Basefarm – an Orange Business subsidiary

Basefarm is a European Managed Service Provider of business-critical IT solutions. The company creates market leaders by integrating the key competencies for digital transformation – big data, cloud computing and information security, digital workspace – into one service offering. Our delivery model covers the entire spectrum from innovation through commissioning to continuous production, including strategy consulting, implementation projects and infrastructure operations with a common operating model regardless of the cloud platform chosen. Basefarm was established in Norway in 2000 where the company also provides data center services. A team of over 760 IT engineers and consultants services global clients from European offices and data centers in Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

In August 2018, Basefarm was acquired by the Orange Group, a leading global telecommunications operator, to reinforce the cloud expertise of its enterprise division Orange Business.

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