Siemens chose Orange to provide connectivity infrastructure to secure Internet access for 40,000 guests and 70,000 Siemens mobile devices in 94 countries

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SIEMENS AG, with headquarters in Berlin and Munich, is a global powerhouse positioned along the electrification value chain – from power generation, transmission and distribution to smart grid solutions and the efficient application of electrical energy, as well as medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics.
“As a globally operating company with subsidiaries and divisions all over the world, we need a reliable and flexible communication network that is a critical business enabler and can evolve with our growing business.
“We chose Orange Business Services because we see it as a prime partner with the ability to deliver a seamless worldwide solution for Guest Internet coverage with the highest degree of scalability standards – especially to provide a stable and secure Internet Access for 40,000 Siemens guests every month based on an attractive price-performance ratio. We were also impressed by the flexibility and the professional Service Levels Orange Business Services has been providing as a trusted partner to Siemens over the past several years.”

Gülay Stelzmüllner, Global Head of Value Center Connectivity, SIEMENS AG

The challenge

  • Ambition to provide one global platform for guest Internet access and Siemens mobile users
  • Consolidate existing various country-specific solutions to one managed service
  • Reduce costs via consolidation of in-county solutions, and simplify handling of carrier management by choosing one single provider

The solution

  • Internet-based access for 40,000 Siemens guests and home workers in 94 countries on 5 continents
  • Management Guest Access Orchestration by integration of business processes into Siemens FITS (joint ServiceNow platform)
  • Extension of the solution to 70,000 Siemens mobile users
  • Includes capacity management

The benefits

  • Enhanced reliable and secure communication & collaboration capability to support highly distributed, global organization
  • Managed service integrated into existing SDN processes
  • Significant cost savings by simplification of carrier management and bundling Siemens global buying power

Why Orange?

Joint vision for utilization of latest technology