TMCNet:  Gfi Informatique and Orange Business Services sign partnership agreement

[January 21, 2013]

Gfi Informatique and Orange Business Services sign partnership agreement

Jan 21, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Gfi Informatique, a provider of IT services and software, and Orange Business Services, a supplier of cloud computing services, have signed a partnership agreement to support enterprises when outsourcing their information systems and adopting cloud computing.

It will provide enterprises with a global solution and managed end-to-end including - on-demand - business solutions, application management, IT platforms and Network. This alliance combines the complementary skills of Orange Business Services with those of Gfi Informatique.

In the framework of the partnership, Orange Business Services hosts the shared platform in France, imparts its expertise in terms of cloud computing infrastructure management and provides common customers with its Internet or private company network connectivity catalogue, and Gfi Informatique provides its know-how in architecture and multi-technological application integration, its comprehensive expertise in infrastructure management of applications and its application and business solution services.

This partnership will help speed up the transformation of information systems to a cloud-based model via an end-to-end offering that extends from the infrastructure and the integration of software solutions through to the management of applications, regardless of the terminal concerned - fixed or mobile.

"This partnership consolidates the Gfi Informatique Group's high-growth strategy. By pooling our technologies and innovations with Orange Business Services, we offer our French customers a complete package for application and infrastructure services that can be deployed both in France and overseas," said Vincent Rouaix, CEO, Gfi Informatique Group. Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

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