Orange Business acquires Expertime, a consulting company specialized in Microsoft technologies

  • The acquisition of Expertime supports the Orange Business ambition to accelerate its growth in digital services and become the leading network and digital services integrator in Europe, while reinforcing existing Microsoft expertise within Orange Business
  • The acquisition will support the fast growth in digital, public cloud, AI and data

Expertime is an independent consulting company specialized in Microsoft technology solutions and is highly recognized for its expertise across applications, collaborative solutions and data. With a team of 165 employees – predominantly based in France – it has gained the highest certification levels on Microsoft technologies and solutions in public cloud, AI and data, all three areas being at the core of the Orange Business value proposition.

This acquisition is part of the Orange Business “Lead the future” strategic plan, which aims to accelerate its growth in digital services, both in France and across Europe. With this latest acquisition, Orange Business significantly strengthens its Microsoft dedicated practice, which supports businesses – notably SMBs – in their transition to the public cloud thanks to the Expertime experts on Microsoft Azure. This move enables Orange Business to realize its ambition to become a network and digital integrator that is certified with the latest technologies to support businesses with their digital transformation, in a positive, efficient and sustainable manner.

“In times where digital workforce resources are scarce, we are thrilled to welcome the team of Expertime to Orange Business. We are convinced that their skills and experience will be a major asset and enable us to continue helping businesses make the most of the current opportunities within cloud, AI and data, to roll out their digital transformation,” said François Fleutiaux, Executive Vice President, Orange Business France.

"Aligning our visions on how to meet our customers' specific business needs was a natural step in bringing us together. We are delighted with this operation, which delivers a true synergy between our know-how and will result in a complete value proposition for our clients and partners,” added Philippe Luzet, General Manager, Expertime.