Orange Business and Cisco partner on accelerating all-digital cloud workspaces to support hybrid working

Workplace Together [Webex] provides seamless integration and service to address workspace complexity

Orange Business and long-term strategic partner Cisco are extending their collaboration to provide a secure, scalable all-digital workspace platform called Workplace Together [Webex]. It is designed to help enterprises support a hybrid workforce, optimize operations, and accelerate their journey to the cloud.

Managing an all-digital workspace with multiple vendors with multi-cloud workloads is proving a major challenge for enterprises. Workplace Together [Webex] overcomes this problem with a single umbrella solution for dedicated cloud calling and collaboration. It provides a simplified enterprise-class migration path for moving on-premise and hosted deployments to the cloud utilizing one platform.

Reimagining the digital workspace

Workplace Together [Webex] addresses all types of teamwork situations, transforming the cloud calling experience and combining enterprise-calling features with collaboration and contact center technologies simply via the Webex app. Orange has one of the biggest voice networks in the world and can provide voice services to provide comprehensive inbound and outbound communications for all Webex Suite users whether a desk worker, a contact center agent or a frontliner.

The platform offers voice, video, messaging, meeting, contact center, customer experience, and mobility solutions with the features and benefits of a large choice of Webex devices, including Cisco IP phones, videoconferencing units, mobile devices, and desktop clients. Orange Business provides end-to-end migration, integration, and management capabilities. Enterprises can also run large digital events virtually, utilizing broadcast and animation technologies.

The platform components of the Orange Business solutions are proposed in an “a la carte” model on either a DIY or managed service basis. This means that customers can choose from a large range of flexible and adaptable services that best suit their business needs. Management is made easy via a Webex control hub that provides single pane of glass proactive management and monitoring for all users, security, devices, and analytics.

Cloud calling - transformational for Broadcom

Workplace Together [Webex] has been a game-changer for technology company Broadcom accelerating the onboarding and empowering of a large numbers of users as a result of company acquisitions quickly and securely. The platform allowed them to collaborate efficiently and effectively from day one.

Orange Business worked with Cisco to deploy the Webex platform for Broadcom, providing scalable and secure collaboration delivering end-to-end encryption utilizing Webex Calling in the Webex app and cloud efficiency that has enabled Broadcom to add 25,000 new users over four weekends with no business downtime and zero escalations.

Maximizing the outcomes of the hybrid workforce

Orange Business has been working with Cisco for nearly 30 years enhancing connectivity infrastructures and communication services to accelerate digital transformation and provide solutions to enable customers to achieve their business outcomes.

Providing an outstanding experience to our customers is one of our strategic cornerstones. Orange Business and Cisco Webex plan to achieve this ambition through the deployment of the Webex Suite and facilitate the digital transformation and cloud journey of our customers, by providing the next generation of hybrid working solutions.

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Vaughan Klein
Vaughan Klein is the EMEAR Senior Director in charge of collaboration at Cisco.
With over 20 years of experience holding senior management roles both at hardware and software vendors, his focus has been on assisting organizations improve their businesses through the adoption and utilization of collaboration technologies.

Vannina Kellershohn
Vannina Kellershohn

Vannina is the Senior Vice President of the Enriched Interactions and Collaboration business unit. She holds P&L responsibility for the voice, collaboration and contact center product lines both for France and international. Previously, Vannina was leading strategy for Orange Business. Over the past twenty years, Vannina has held various operational roles (customer marketing, business and product development) in the B2B market but also transversal roles.