|[April 18, 2018]
Orange Business Services and Siemens Partner to Deliver IoT Solutions for Industrial Performance
Business Services and Siemens,
the leading factory automation equipment provider, have joined forces to
drive the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the industrial
sector by simplifying integration and promoting IoT innovation. The
initial focus will be to develop solutions around asset tracking and
asset monitoring to optimize the supply chain and improve efficiencies,
as well as to develop digitally enhanced products to increase customer
satisfaction and create new business models.
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Orange Business Services and Siemens have joined forces to drive the adoption of IoT in the industrial sector. Source (News - Alert): Orange
The partnership will help businesses connect their machines and physical
infrastructure to the digital world, allowing them to translate the
wealth of data they produce into business results. Advanced analytics
and digital services will help them increase productivity and efficiency
across their business.
Orange (News - Alert) Business Services brings its global cellular connectivity,
consulting, system integration and application development skills to the
partnership. The alliance is built around Siemens' (News - Alert) MindSphere,
the cloud-based open IoT operating system, and Datavenue, the Orange IoT
and data analytics modular offering.
The seamless integration of data along industrial value chains
Business Services will connect systems and objects via MindSphere.
Customers have the option of pre-packaged offerings such as asset
tracking, or customized solutions and applications. Orange Business
Services will initially provide connectivity components from Datavenue,
including cellular and Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. Other
Datavenue components will follow.
"We are delighted to partner with Siemens in the MindSphere Ecosystem in
the industrial sector. By combining our strengths we are providing
industrial enterprises with new opportunities to exploit their data and
unleash the power of IoT to drive significant competitive advantage,"
said Olivier Ondet, Senior Vice President, IoT and Analytics, Orange
"Orange Business Services (News - Alert) supports Siemens' MindSphere Global Ecosystem
with its leading IT, system integration and application development
expertise, ultimately benefiting our joint customers. The global IoT
connectivity offering from Orange supports requirements where digital
products and digital processes can be integrated in our MindSphere
platform. Our customers will now benefit from worldwide coverage, which
supports new business models and scalability," said Kai Brasche, Vice
President, MindSphere Partner Management EMEA at Siemens.
The partnership will initially focus on Europe, starting with solutions
to be rolled out in Germany and Austria. To demonstrate the capabilities
of this partnership, Orange Business Services and Siemens will be
present on the MindSphere booth at Hannover Messe (News - Alert), Hall 9, stand D35.
Hannover Messe is the world's leading industrial technology trade fair,
April 23-27, 2018.
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services, the B2B
branch of the Orange Group, and its 22,000 employees, is focused on
supporting the digital transformation of multinational enterprises and
French SMEs across five continents. Orange Business Services is not only
an infrastructure operator, but also a technology integrator and a
value-added service provider. It offers companies digital solutions that
help foster collaboration within their teams (collaborative workspaces
and mobile workspaces), better serve their customers (enriched customer
relations and business innovation), and support their projects (enriched
connectivity, flexible IT and cyberdefense). The integrated technologies
that Orange Business Services offer range from Software Defined Networks
(SDN/NFV), Big Data and IoT, to cloud computing, unified communications
and collaboration, as well as cybersecurity. Orange Business Services
customers include over 3,000 renowned multinational corporations at an
international level and over two million professionals, companies and
local communities in France.
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