SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/13 -- In today's business environment, organizations must quickly adapt to change and provide increasing value to customers to stay one step ahead of the competition. To fuel this level of business agility, an organization requires the right IT infrastructure. Understanding this, Orange Business Services put cloud computing at the heart of its strategy to become a leading global cloud services provider with Flexible Computing, its flagship Infrastructure as a Service offering built on NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP).
Orange Business Services, the business services arm of global telecommunications leader Orange, developed its Flexible Computing solution with NetApp® Data ONTAP® at its core. With Flexible Computing, Orange Business Services has established itself as a leading IT infrastructure provider, offering customers a cloud infrastructure on which they can innovate, transform their own IT organizations, and create a competitive advantage. Today, Flexible Computing has 600 customers globally.
"In 2010, Orange Business Services was at a crossroad, and we needed to innovate and develop new growth areas and business offerings to become more competitive and increase profit. Cloud computing has been at the heart of this strategy, and developing the right partnerships to design the right offers have been instrumental," said Thierry Bonhomme, CEO of Orange Business Services. "During the Flexible Computing design process, NetApp proved it could deliver the scalability, nondisruptive operations, efficiency, and security we required to deliver on-demand cloud services. Our Flexible Computing services enabled us to accelerate our growth and solidify our cloud provider credentials. NetApp is a strategic partner of Orange Business Services and will play an integral role in helping to grow our global cloud services business."
Orange Business Services' Customers Benefit from NetApp Technology
With over 35PB of storage capacity on NetApp, Orange Business Services' customers benefit from the combined assets of Orange and NetApp to manage their infrastructures in the cloud. Key highlights include:
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