Ovum ranks Orange Business as Asia Pacific market leader for Machine-to-Machine services

Orange Business has been identified as the machine-to-machine (M2M) market leader in the Asia Pacific by analyst Ovum. The report Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an M2M Service Provider in Asia-Pacific, 2014–15 evaluates telecoms service providers’ M2M capabilities in the Asia Pacific.  


Highlighting the market capabilities of Orange, the report states, “Ovum recommends that enterprises looking for complex business transformational M2M engagements consider and short-list Orange as one of their potential service providers.” 


The report further outlines the key Orange strengths of integration, application development and professional services capabilities. Orange provides unequalled end-to-end M2M solutions in the Asia Pacific, including platform management, device lifecycle management, managed connectivity, application development, cloud computing, and deep IT integration. The Intelligent App Enabler is at the heart of the Orange M2M portfolio. It provides a scalable and open platform for enterprises to develop applications that can be integrated to their infrastructure. 


Bobby Lim, Vice President - Global Services - Asia Pacific, Orange Business says, “While M2M communication has witnessed rapid growth in verticals like fleet management and healthcare, increasingly, enterprises across all sectors are looking for business-integrated M2M applications that help them transform their business processes and models. As a result, M2M is increasingly playing a central role in enterprise digital transformation.”


Orange has more than 1,500 dedicated M2M professionals, with innovation hubs and centers located worldwide. In the Asia-Pacific region, hubs in China, Taiwan, India and Singapore focus on real-time transformational and healthcare applications. With an unmatched network coverage in 220 countries and territories, more than 500 roaming agreements, and self-owned own mobile networks in 30 countries, Orange is well positioned to provide in-country M2M integration to enterprises.