Orange Business Services Facilitates Tiens Group Global Expansion Thanks to Its Cloud Computing Solution Flexible Computing

  Orange Business Services Facilitates Tiens Group Global Expansion Thanks to
  Its Cloud Computing Solution Flexible Computing Express

provides Tiens Group, the Chinese multinational corporation, with cloud-based
    secure, scalable IT infrastructure solution optimizing global business
                           deployment and expansion

Business Wire

PARIS & TIANJIN, China -- November 06, 2012

Orange Business Services, the leading global communications service provider,
has confirmed its first contract in the Asia Pacific region for Flexible
Computing Express, a cloud computing solution, with Tiens Group.

Tiens Group is a multinational corporation engaged in a variety of areas, such
as industrial capital, trading capital and financial capital. Its businesses
cover fields like biotechnology, health management, hotel and tourism
industry, educational training, e-commerce, finance investment and real
estate. With its business reaching more than 190 countries, Tiens Group has
branches in 110 countries and regions and has established strategic alliances
with leading enterprises from many countries.

Orange Business Services is deploying Flexible Computing Express that is
targeted for companies wanting to host their IT infrastructure as a service in
a flexible and cost-effective way, while keeping a direct control on the
configuration of their platform. With the Flexible Computing Express
administration interface, Tiens Group can modify its infrastructure and
resources instantly and with full autonomy, allowing the company to increase
or decrease the CPU (Central Processing Unit) power, RAM memory and storage;
add virtual machines; and set security rules.

With its industry-leading Flexible Computing Express cloud technology, Orange
Business Services will empower Tiens Group to migrate its EMEA- and APAC-based
offices to a cloud platform. Project implementation is expected to help Tiens
Group optimize its costs in redundant system resources and improve cost
management. Through Flexible Computing Express, Tiens Group will gain access
to a virtual and highly-flexible infrastructure, allowing it to better
leverage its IT resources to drive the expansion of its customer base and
improve its profitability and margins via pay-per-use invoicing.

Didier Jaubert, senior vice president of Global Services, Orange Business
Services, said: “We are honored to provide Tiens Group with Flexible Computing
Express, based on cutting-edge, world-class communications technology. This
highly versatile, cloud-based solution enables companies like Tiens Group to
manage virtual infrastructure and IT resources instantly and securely.  The
Tiens Group contract is a testament to the ability of Orange Business Services
to provide Chinese and APAC enterprises with excellent communications services
to support the international expansion of their business operations.”

“Since 1995 when it was founded, Tiens Group has grown into a world leader in
direct sales,” said Wu Yiqun, vice president of Tiens Group. “As our global
business continued to expand, we saw increasing demands for communications
services. We found that Orange Business Services was the best qualified
operator that could cope with our global requirements and support the future
growth of our global business. Flexible Computing Express has enabled us to
seamlessly integrate with cloud services, and addressed our demands for
hardware resources needed. We hope to build on Orange Business Services’
network and global reach to drive further growth and success in the
international arena.”

Orange Business Services builds on its resilient, high-performance network
covering the globe, its recognized IT expertise, and strong partnerships with
IT leaders to provide its corporate customers with fully integrated end-to-end
cloud services. To date, Orange Business Services has launched a range of
cloud computing solutions involving the various cloud application layers, such
as Infrastructure as a Service and Security as a Service.

As a company with 60 years of rich experience supporting multinational
companies, Orange Business Services is a trusted partner around the globe.
Orange Business Services aims to make it easy for customers to access the IT
resources they need by providing a one-stop-shop for a range of cloud
computing services. By taking an integrated approach, Orange Business Services
can deliver scalable, secure, highly flexible end-to-end solutions backed by
the highest service level commitments.

About Tiens Group

Tiens Group Co. Ltd (hereby shortened as Tiens Group), was founded in 1995 by
Mr. Li Jinyuan in Tianjin China, began its march into the international market
in 1997. Today Tiens Group has become a multinational conglomerate, boasting
of industrial capital, trading capital and financial capital. Its businesses
cover fields like biotechnology, health management, hotel and tourism
industry, educational training, e-commerce, finance investment and real
estate, etc. And with its business reaching over 190 countries, Tiens Group
has set up branches in 110 countries & regions and has established strategic
alliances with top-rank enterprises from many countries. The diversified
products developed by Tiens Group, such as health food, health care
appliances, skincare applications and household products, are creating a high
quality life for more than 30 million families around the world and have
helped them to enjoy health, happiness, beauty and affluence.

More information, please visit to: www.tiens.com.

About Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services, the France Telecom-Orange branch dedicated to B2B
services, is a leading global integrator of communications solutions for
multinational corporations. With the world's largest, seamless network for
voice and data, Orange Business Services reaches 220 countries and territories
with local support in 166. Offering a comprehensive package of communication
services covering cloud computing, enterprise mobility, M2M, security, unified
communications, videoconferencing, and broadband, Orange Business Services
delivers a best-in-class customer experience across a global landscape.
Thousands of enterprise customers and 1.4 million mobile data users rely on an
Orange Business Services international platform for communicating and
conducting business. Orange Business Services is a four-time winner of Best
Global Operator at the World Communication Awards. Learn more at
www.orange-business.com

France Telecom-Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications
operators with sales of 45.3 billion euros for 2011 and has 170,000 employees
worldwide at Sept. 30, 2012. Orange is the Group's single brand for Internet,
television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company
operates. France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment
A) and on the New York Stock Exchange.

Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material
are trade marks of Orange Brand Services Limited, Orange France or France
Telecom.

Contact:

Orange Business Services
Elizabeth Mayeri, +1 212 251 2086
elizabeth.mayeri@orange.com
or
Orange Business Services China
Glory Ngai
glory.ngai@orange.com
or
Orange
Héloïse Rothenbühler, +33 1 44 44 93 93
service.presse@orange.com
 
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