Orange Business Services named a Rising Star in the ISG Provider Lens™ Private/Hybrid Cloud – Data Center Services & Solutions Global 2019 Quadrant Report
Date: July 2019
Lead author: Shashank Rajmane
Receiving a “Rising Star” 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.
In this ISG Provider Lens Private/Hybrid Cloud – Data Center Services & Solutions Global 2019 Quadrant report, Orange Business Services has been recognized as the sole Rising Star for having made extreme progress towards our Cloud for Business goals within the last 12 months and is on a good way to reaching the leader quadrant within the next 12-24 months, due to our above-average impact and innovative strength.
Deputy CEO and Chief Marketing Officer for Cloud activities at Orange Business Services
"We are very proud to be recognized by ISG as a Rising Star in the ISG Provider Lens™ 'Private/Hybrid Cloud – Data Center Services & Solutions' Global 2019 Quadrant Report in acknowledgement of our commitment and ability to execute our multi-cloud strategy at a global scale. This award demonstrates through major customer co-innovation references our capabilities to deliver complex projects worldwide, including global data lakes and AI."
ISG Provider Lens™ Private/Hybrid Cloud – Data Center Services & Solutions, Global 2019 Quadrant Report
Modernizing its infrastructure: Orange has been steadily modernizing and consolidating some of its 70-plus data centers to the Tier 3 standard and beyond. Its strong global infrastructure presence enables a cost advantage over its competitors, especially in the European market. With a strong focus on cybersecurity, the company is also updating its ten security operation centers (SOCs) across the globe to help its clients move safely to cloud environments.
Emphasis on consulting multi-cloud strategy: Orange is investing heavily in both private and public cloud technologies. It has planned to increase its full-time employee count in cloud certifications in order to meet the growing client demands. The firm is particularly focused on advising its clients about multi-cloud and hybrid strategies.
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