Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  Euronext Paris  >  Orange    ORA   FR0000133308

ORANGE (ORA)
My previous session
Most popular
  Report  
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsOfficial PublicationsSector newsTweets
OFFRE

Orange Business Services : Collaborates with Microsoft to Deliver IoT Solutions That Boost Industrial Performance

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
09/29/2017 | 10:31am CEST

  • Collaboration helps enterprises exploit the power of Industry 4.0
  • Manufacturer e.l.m. leblanc boosts its customer satisfaction with joint solution

Orange Business Services and Microsoft are collaborating to deliver large-scale, end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that boost the digital processes of companies in the manufacturing sector. Enterprises can use the Orange modular IoT solution, Datavenue, strengthened by Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, to transition to Industry 4.0 and optimize the entire manufacturing value chain.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170929005183/en/

Collaboration helps enterprises exploit the power of Industry 4.0 (Photo: Orange Business Services)

Collaboration helps enterprises exploit the power of Industry 4.0 (Photo: Orange Business Services)

Through this collaboration, companies can take advantage of the combined expertise of Orange and Microsoft regarding data protection, as well as device and data management. This includes the opportunity to leverage Orange Business Services’ many IoT connectivity options, in particular LoRa. Use cases range from supply chain and smart inventory management to digital operations, such as predictive maintenance, employee safety and facility and equipment management.

Joint solution helps e.l.m. leblanc anticipate and better handle maintenance activities

For its long-term customer e.l.m. leblanc, Orange delivered a customized IoT platform on Microsoft Azure, which provides a tailored solution for remote monitoring, along with curative and predictive maintenance. Subsidiary of the Bosch Group, e.l.m. leblanc manufactures gas boilers and water-heaters since 1932. The company is a major player in the French housing and industrial markets for heating & cooling systems and hot water for sanitary use.

“Innovation is part of e.l.m. leblanc’s DNA, continuously providing our customers with new services and more comfort. We have a vision of a connected world where every heating system optimizes its energy performance to protect the environment. This ambition is illustrated in the Optibox solution for our connected boilers. e.l.m. leblanc has fully relied on Orange Business Services’ expertise to develop this solution. Using the Azure Cloud allows for high-level scalability and efficient machine learning solutions with reasonable costs,” said Philippe Laforge, chief executive of e.l.m. leblanc.

The remote monitoring solution collects the boiler’s data and alerts technicians of any malfunction. This allows for more efficient maintenance intervention, with fine-tuned predictions on the probable causes of failure based on real-time data analytics. Preemptive alerts can also be raised by the platform through predictive maintenance algorithms. Benefits include optimization of intervention processes, and increased end-customer satisfaction, thanks to innovative and responsive customer support.

Orange will demonstrate e.l.m. leblanc’s innovative predictive maintenance platform at the Microsoft Experience in Paris on 3-4 October 2017 and IoT Solutions World Congress 2017 in Barcelona from 3-5 October 2017.

Combined expertise delivers reliable, secure end-to-end IoT projects

With Datavenue, Orange Business Services offers a comprehensive set of solutions and services to securely manage IoT projects and their integration with information systems, providing:

  • certified connected devices best suited to the project’s use cases,
  • connectivity solutions (cellular 3G and 4G, LoRa, LTE M…),
  • a device and data management platform,
  • extensive expertise to manage the project from conception to implementation: consulting, development, data protection, integration, data analysis, maintenance, etc.

Datavenue boasts over 700 experts working on data and IoT projects, 14 million connected devices managed by Orange, and the capacity to handle over 160 million items of technical data per minute.

With its Azure IoT Suite, Microsoft offers a powerful and consistent software environment to facilitate setting up and scaling large device and data management projects. In order to accelerate the roll out of industrial projects, Azure IoT Suite provides pre-packaged solutions and allows companies to swiftly get familiar with the set-up and explore the most common IoT project scenarios (e.g. remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, connected factory).

The software environment provided by Microsoft will allow for the use of advanced solutions such as Cortana Intelligence Suite (advanced analytics and AI), Power BI (data visualization) and Mobile Apps (Xamarin) to ensure a flawless mobile user experience.

“This partnership between Orange and Microsoft is an important step in our growth strategy targeting the IoT and data analytics B2B market. By adding Azure IoT solutions to our Datavenue portfolio, we provide our customers with powerful software with the assurance that it will seamlessly integrate with Microsoft’s business applications, an industry standard. This partnership is a remarkable opportunity for us not just to expand our business, but also to contribute more actively to the development of the IoT market around the world,” said Beatrice Felder, executive vice president, Customer Experience, IoT and Analytics, Orange Business Services.

“Orange Business Services and Microsoft have been partners for several years. We are excited to engage in this new collaboration tackling the growing market of the Internet of Things. With a partner such as Orange Business Services, we can offer a full end-to-end solution, relying on Orange expertise in IoT connectivity and particularly LoRa, and its proven know-how in integrating IT projects surrounding connected sensors and devices,” said Maziar Zolghadr, Microsoft EMEA Director of Strategic Partnerships.

About Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group, and its 21,000 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.

Learn more at www.orange-business.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and our blogs.

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of 40.9 billion euros in 2016 and 269 million customers worldwide at 30 June 2017. Orange is listed on 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.


© Business Wire 2017
share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on ORANGE
09/19ORANGE : Bank CEO Andre Coisne to Resign -- Reuters
DJ
09/19ALPHA : Lebanon’s Cablevision deploying IP-based services
AQ
09/18ORANGE BELGIUM : Google Chromecast now available for Orange Love customers
AQ
09/18ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES : Reaffirms Its Ambition to Become a Global Leader in M..
BU
09/17SOCIETE NATIONAL DS TELCMNCTNS D SNG : MainOne and Orange ink deal to boost inte..
AQ
09/17ORANGE : MainOne, Orange Sign Deal to Boost Internet Access in Africa
AQ
09/13ORANGE : Partners With MainOne to Expand Capacity in Africa
DJ
09/13ORANGE : reinforces its connectivity on the West African Coast through a major i..
PU
09/13ORANGE POLSKA : Poland begins outdoor 5G trials, expands FTTH footprint
AQ
09/11ORANGE BELGIUM : Nokia demo 5G use cases in Liege
AQ
More news
News from SeekingAlpha
09/19REUTERS : Orange Bank CEO to resign 
08/14Orange boosts cloud portfolio with ?350M Basefarm purchase 
08/14ORANGE : Strong Business, Stable Dividends 
08/06Top 10 August WallStar Communication Services Gains Were Led By Telefonica, C.. 
07/26Orange SA (ORAN) CEO Stéphane Richard on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Tran.. 
Financials (€)
Sales 2018 41 278 M
EBIT 2018 5 844 M
Net income 2018 2 833 M
Debt 2018 25 221 M
Yield 2018 5,16%
P/E ratio 2018 12,85
P/E ratio 2019 11,66
EV / Sales 2018 1,49x
EV / Sales 2019 1,46x
Capitalization 36 137 M
Chart ORANGE
Duration : Period :
Orange Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends ORANGE
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBearishNeutralNeutral
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 28
Average target price 17,1 €
Spread / Average Target 26%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Stéphane Richard Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ramón Fernández CFO, Deputy CEO-Finance & Strategy
Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière Senior EVP-Innovation, Marketing & Technology
Charles-Henri Filippi Lead Independent Director
Helle Kristoffersen Independent Director
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
ORANGE-5.80%42 214
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS2.76%221 059
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORP-4.78%96 282
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM-7.10%76 452
SAUDI TELECOM COMPANY SJSC--.--%43 679
TELEFONICA-17.55%40 631