Orange Business Services Recognized as Leader in Global IP Telephony and Unified Communications Services for Third Consecutive

  Orange Business Services Recognized as Leader in Global IP Telephony and
  Unified Communications Services for Third Consecutive Year

 recognizes strength of Orange’s global cloud unified communication solution:
                        Business Together as a Service

Business Wire

PARIS -- October 29, 2013

Orange Business Services achieved the only Leader rating in the global
enterprise market for IP telephony and unified communications services for the
third consecutive year, according to a recent report from Current Analysis^1.
The company was also rated Very Strong in Cloud/Hosted Services and Service
Delivery. The Cloud/Hosted Services ranking recognizes the strength of
Business Together as a Service, the market’s first Unified Communications as a
Service (UCaaS) offer available for large enterprises on a global scale.

“Orange Business Services is a leader in the global enterprise market for IP
telephony and UC services because it has the global resources, portfolio and
customer support organization to deliver these solutions across regions,” said
Cindy Whelan, Current Analysis Research Director, Business Network and IT

As a leader in the global unified communications enterprise market, Orange
Business Services supports multinational companies on their unified
communications journeys through:

global reach– Orange Business Services provides a robust portfolio of unified
communications and collaboration solutions in a market-leading 100-plus
countries over its own network. This is a key differentiator, enabling a
seamless, global unified communications solution for MNCs, such as 3M, Danone,
Gemalto and Heineken, whether they choose premise-based or cloud-based UC

depth of portfolio– As a global integrator, Orange Business Services combines
leading unified communications products with real-time services like
enterprise telephony, mobility, voice, video and conferencing. Orange Business
Services offers the broadest range of fully-managed solutions, with
premise-based solutions based on leading vendor technology; flexible
cloud-based solutions such asBusiness Together as a Service which was named
Best Cloud Serviceat the 2012 World Communication Awards (WCA); and hybrid

service wrap– Orange Business Services offers an unmatched service wrap to
support its unified communications portfolio, including professional and
integration services, training and internal communications, and customized
support desk for full customer support. Customers benefit from in-country
resources in more than 160 countries. Full life cycle services encompass
consulting, project management, global deployment, equipment resale,
integration, and migration. Orange supports customers 24x7 through an
ITIL^®based service management framework. Its people, processes and
state-of-the-art tools are ISO certified.

“Companies looking for a unified communications solution need a solution that
is agile, flexible and seamless,” said Paul Molinier, vice president, Unified
Communications & Collaboration (UC&C), Orange Business Services. “Orange has
strategically organized its unified communications portfolio based on user
profiles that incorporate IM, presence, telephony, unified messaging,
conferencing, and mobility. It all works together to provide a
globally-synchronized unified communications solution – whether premise-based
or cloud-based – that is easy for companies to understand and end users to

Orange Business Services has 10-plus years of experience helping Global 2000
companies tailor the best unified communication strategy to meet their
specific goals. Currently, Orange supports the unified communications and VoIP
needs of 300 multinationals with more than 1.6 million IP phones.

A complimentary copy of the report is available here:

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 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 166,000 employees worldwide at
September 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.

^1 Current Analysis, IP Telephony & UC Services – Global Enterprise, Whelan,
Cindy, Aug. 30, 2013


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