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Orange Business Services connects IXcellerate Moscow One Datacentre to its high-speed multi-service network

  Orange Business Services connects IXcellerate Moscow One Datacentre to its
  high-speed multi-service network

Business Wire

LONDON & MOSCOW -- October 17, 2013

IXcellerate, Moscow's premier carrier neutral datacenter, today announces that
Orange Business Services, a leading global integrator of communications
solutions, has established a point of presence in IXcellerate Moscow One
Datacentre.

This move creates an access point that connects the datacenter to Orange’s
high-speed multi-service network, offering both IXcellerate and Orange
customers optimized connectivity, as well as unbeatable scalability. On top of
being able to provide national and international telecoms and data network
services to its corporate clients from within the Moscow One datacenter,
Orange also removes the need for costly metropolitan leased line connections
and allowing them direct access to its extensive global network.

Vladimir Valkovich, Head of Technical department, Orange Business Services in
Russia and the CIS, commented, “Optimized connectivity is key to our corporate
clients and combining this with a world class Tier3+ datacenter means we can
provide more complete services to our clients. We have many financial services
clients who are highly focused on service quality and this move will enhance
our offering.”

“With our western standard datacenter in Moscow, Orange’s customers can take
advantage of the best that is available in datacenter operations in Moscow,
whilst focusing on their core business expansion in Russia.” saidGuy
Willner,CEOofIXcellerate.

About IXcellerate

IXcellerate Moscow One is an unparalleled carrier neutral data centre in
Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of data centres in America and
Western Europe. IXcellerate offers pure-play co-location designed to meet the
standards of financial institutions, multinational corporations, international
carriers and major content operators.

IXcellerate provides clients with a bespoke solution aimed towards solving
their unique datacenter requirements. Located within the MKAD ring road of
Central Moscow, IXcellerate Datacenter can provide co-location or private and
secure cages, combined with on-hand technical support 24/365. As a
carrier-neutral facility, affordable and resilient connectivity is available
within Moscow, Russia and the entire World.

IXcellerate was founded by Guy Willner (co-founder and former CEO of IXEurope,
former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (former SVP of
Golden Telecom in Russia). Set on a 15,000 square metre campus IXcellerate
Moscow One offers a choice of multiple telecoms networks combined with a state
of the art datacenter building. See www.ixcellerate.com or follow on Twitter
@ixcellerate.

About Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services, the 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 or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual
sales of €43.5 billion in 2012 and has 168,000 employees worldwide at June 30,
2013. Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New
York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material
are trademarks of Orange or Orange Brand Services Limited.

Contact:

Orange Press Contacts:
Dariya Abramova
Orange Business Services Russia & CIS
dariya.abramova@orange.com
+7919998 0750
or
IXcellerate Press Contacts:
Yidan Wang
yidan.wang@ixcellerate.com
+44 203 2827 185