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Aurecon improves business efficiency and collaboration with global communications solution from Orange Business Services
|By Business Wire
|April 8, 2014 04:00 AM EDT
Business Services will enhance collaboration and improve
productivity and service availability for Aurecon,
a global leader in engineering, management and specialist technical
services for government and private sector clients, by transforming the
company’s global communications infrastructure through a fully-managed, secure
network solution and IT services.
optimized network prioritizes applications and improves collaboration
As part of a five-year contract, Orange will redesign, consolidate and
manage Aurecon’s network infrastructure and deploy a high-speed global
wide area network connecting 80 sites. The Orange solution comprises a
robust MPLS backbone with Internet connectivity, cloud-based secure
gateways and application performance optimization connecting more than
7,500 users across Asia Pacific, Africa
In addition, Orange will provide a fully-managed, integrated and
optimized network solution that allows prioritization of
business-critical applications. This robust platform enables end users
to experience greater collaboration through the existing web, voice and
robust and flexible service management model supports Aurecon’s
Through the adoption of Orange’s industry-leading service
management model, Aurecon will have complete visibility over its
infrastructure and resources. This customizable service management
solution, based on Aurecon’s unique environment and business objectives,
will result in service delivery improvements and significant
Sean Elwick, head of IS, Aurecon, said: “Aligning our services and
network to enable our customers to win and collaboratively deliver
projects is a key cornerstone of our IS Strategy. Global access to
specialized skillsets and local expertise are critical for Aurecon to
provide world-class engineering services. We are constantly looking for
better ways to support our customers’ requirements across established
countries and emerging markets. Orange’s network reach, technology
platforms and industry-leading service model aligns well with our
objectives and through this partnership we expect to ‘give back time’ to
the business through tangible network improvements and service
Gordon Makryllos, general manager - Australasia, Orange Business
Services, said: “We enable our customers to benefit from global
collaboration with employees, partners and clients to improve
productivity and efficiency. With our expertise in the resources sector,
we understand the unique business challenges faced by Aurecon and are
delighted to support them in their transformation journey. This
engagement is an example of our collaborative approach with customers
and differentiates us as a leading global communications integrator. We
are committed to delivering innovative
service-based outcomes that add value for Aurecon’s business.”
Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical
services for government and private sector clients globally. With an
office network extending across 26 countries, Aurecon has been involved
in projects in more than 80 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific and
the Middle East and employs around 7 500 people across 12 industry
groups: Construction, Data & telecommunications, Defence, Energy,
Government, International Development Assistance, Manufacturing, Oil and
Gas, Property, Resources, Transport and Water.
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 more than 160. 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 four of the
telecom industry’s highest accolades at the annual World Communication
Awards 2013 – Best Global Operator, Best Cloud Service, Best Enterprise
Service and Best Small Business Service. Orange Business Services is the
only seven-time winner of Best Global Operator. Learn more at www.orange-business.com
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Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with
annual sales of €41 billion in 2013 and has 165,000 employees worldwide
at Dec. 31, 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
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