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

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 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 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