January 30, 2013
Orange Business Services Teams up with Saudi Business Machines to Develop Common ICT Projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
By Jyothi Shanbhag
Last year, Orange Business Services, the France Telecom (News - Alert)-Orange branch dedicated to B2B services opened its business center in Arabia and following this expansion the company has now joined hands with Saudi Business Machines Limited (SBM) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to develop common ICT Projects.
The new partnership between both the companies will help in bidding and winning new projects in the rapidly expanding ICT market and will take a call on the opportunities in strategic market segments like smart cities, security, healthcare and core services for the enterprise market.
Giorgio Heiman, Vice President, Global Solutions and Services, Emerging Markets & Indirect channels, Orange Business Services, commented: “We are pleased to have signed our agreement with SBM, which will provide a solid foundation for achieving our strategic objectives and strengthen our respective positions in the domestic market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new business partnership will provide us with a platform to address the growing local demand for telecommunication and information technology services.”
Orange (News - Alert) Group’s R&D and innovation capabilities and its strong international coverage are projected to contribute toward the advancement of the ICT system integration landscape in the Kingdom.
Essam Al-Shiha, Vice President, Sales, Saudi Business Machines, said that they believe that their partnership with Orange Business Services (News - Alert) will add a great value to their promotion and development of Information Communication Technology in building the future of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and it will broaden their portfolio allowing them to continue to be the leading solutions provider to the people and industries of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Orange Business Services currently reaches 220 countries and territories with local support in 166. Orange Business offers a comprehensive package of communication services covering cloud computing, enterprise mobility, M2M, security, and other unified communications services.
Edited by Carlos Olivera