Orange Business Services selects Ericsson Device Connection Platform for M2M
In a major machine-to-machine agreement, Orange Business Services selected Ericsson’s Device Connection Platform delivered as a service to power its existing M2M products and solutions portfolio to support international customers.
The Ericsson solution enables Orange Business Services’ customers to to deploy, scale and operate millions of M2M connections. Through a service portal, customers can access self-service functionality to manage and control their installed SIM base, including real-time access to monitor operational levels, support management, and access statistics.
“Orange Business Services has been investing in the Internet of Things for many years with the ambition to be a key player in the global M2M market. We continue to enrich our M2M portfolio to provide market-leading services to international companies,” said Thierry Bonhomme, CEO, Orange Business Services.
With more than 250 people dedicated to M2M, Orange Business Services offers expertise in innovation, integration and vertical solutions including: remote monitoring for connected health devices; diagnostics and maintenance; smart metering; fleet management and track and trace.
“We are excited to partner with Orange and together with them execute our Networked Society vision and tap into the 50 billion connected devices potential in the coming years. Ericsson Device Connection Platform is a key element in achieving this vision, which benefits from our R&D capabilities and in which we heavily invest,” said Johan Wibergh, executive vice president and Head of BU Networks Ericsson.