Orange Business Services Scores “Positive” Rating in Managed Security Services Report

  Orange Business Services Scores “Positive” Rating in Managed Security
  Services Report

    global, highly-reliable Orange network supports comprehensive security
                              services portfolio

Business Wire

PARIS -- January 7, 2013

Orange Business Services was recently rated “Positive” in the “MarketScope for
Managed Security Services in Europe”^1 report published by Gartner, Inc.

Orange Business Services believes Gartner’s rating indicates it is
well-positioned to deliver integrated and managed security solutions with a
strong network focus.

"With an increasingly complex regulatory environment, more devices and
networks, new ways of working (BYOD, etc.), and cloud computing environments,
enterprises are facing segmented and complex security challenges," said
Nicolas Furgé, head of Security Business Unit, Orange Business Services. "We
feel this Gartner rating recognizes that Orange Business Services is a global
managed security services player. In particular, we are pleased that surveyed
customers spoke favorably of Orange's large, regional Internet gateways and
the related security features such as connectivity, filtering, proxies, remote
access and redundancy."

a worldwide leader in security services

Considering the exponential increase of both threats and solutions, Orange
Business Services is focused on improving visibility and simplicity through a
complete range of managed and integrated security solutions and services.
Available in 166 countries, managed security services from Orange Business
Services are based on three pillars: infrastructure; work environment (tools,
access and identities, terminals); and management & governance (security
supervision and network monitoring).

With 350 security consultants on five continents and eight Security Operations
Centers around the world, Orange Business Services differentiates itself with
a strong network culture and experience; tailored services as well as
off-the-shelf solutions; and multiple market segment expertise – from SMEs to
MNCs. Security services customers are backed by worldwide customer care that
is underpinned by a robust delivery factory certification ISO 27001, the
international information security management system standard. Security is one
of the strategic pillars of Orange Business Services “Conquests 2015” plan.

^1 Gartner, Inc., “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Europe,”
Carsten Casper, Oct. 24, 2012.

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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 was awarded three of the telecom
industry’s highest accolades at the annual World Communication Awards 2012 –
Best Global Operator, Best Cloud Service and the User’s Choice Award. Orange
Business Services is a five-time winner of Best Global Operator. 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 trademarks 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
Héloïse Rothenbühler, +33 1 44 44 93 93
service.presse@orange.com
 
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