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Orange Business Services Scores “Positive” Rating in Managed Security Services Report

<p class='bwalignc'> <b>global, highly-reliable Orange network supports comprehensive security services portfolio</b> </p>

Monday, January 07, 2013

Orange Business Services Scores “Positive” Rating in Managed Security Services Report09:00 EST Monday, January 07, 2013 PARIS (Business Wire) -- Orange Business Services was recently rated “Positive” in the “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Europe”1 report published by Gartner, Inc. Orange Business Services believes Gartner's rating indicates it is well-positioned to deliver integrated and managed security solutions with a strong network focus. "With an increasingly complex regulatory environment, more devices and networks, new ways of working (BYOD, etc.), and cloud computing environments, enterprises are facing segmented and complex security challenges," said Nicolas Furgé, head of Security Business Unit, Orange Business Services. "We feel this Gartner rating recognizes that Orange Business Services is a global managed security services player. In particular, we are pleased that surveyed customers spoke favorably of Orange's large, regional Internet gateways and the related security features such as connectivity, filtering, proxies, remote access and redundancy." a worldwide leader in security services Considering the exponential increase of both threats and solutions, Orange Business Services is focused on improving visibility and simplicity through a complete range of managed and integrated security solutions and services. Available in 166 countries, managed security services from Orange Business Services are based on three pillars: infrastructure; work environment (tools, access and identities, terminals); and management & governance (security supervision and network monitoring). With 350 security consultants on five continents and eight Security Operations Centers around the world, Orange Business Services differentiates itself with a strong network culture and experience; tailored services as well as off-the-shelf solutions; and multiple market segment expertise – from SMEs to MNCs. Security services customers are backed by worldwide customer care that is underpinned by a robust delivery factory certification ISO 27001, the international information security management system standard. Security is one of the strategic pillars of Orange Business Services “Conquests 2015” plan. 1 Gartner, Inc., “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Europe,” Carsten Casper, Oct. 24, 2012. About the MarketScope Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. About Orange Business Services Orange Business Services, the France Telecom-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 166. 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 three of the telecom industry's highest accolades at the annual World Communication Awards 2012 – Best Global Operator, Best Cloud Service and the User's Choice Award. Orange Business Services is a five-time winner of Best Global Operator. Learn more at www.orange-business.com France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with sales of 45.3 billion euros for 2011 and has 170,000 employees worldwide at Sept. 30, 2012. Orange is the Group's single brand for Internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates. France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A) and on the New York Stock Exchange. Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange Brand Services Limited, Orange France or France Telecom. Orange Business ServicesElizabeth Mayeri, +1-212-251-2086elizabeth.mayeri@orange.comorOrangeHéloïse Rothenbühler, +33 1 44 44 93 93service.presse@orange.com