Orange Business to deploy unified communications services for Gemalto using Microsoft Lync

Orange Business Services announced its contract with Gemalto, a digital
security provider, for the deployment of unified communications and collaboration
services using the Microsoft Lync solution.

Currently in the pilot phase, this global project will include all
Gemalto employees, approximately 10,000 people across 148 sites in 45

By deploying Business Together with Microsoft Lync, Gemalto seeks
to facilitate collaboration between its staff across the various subsidiaries
of the group and also to reduce the cost of internal communications and Web

With the centralized approach chosen by the Gemalto IT department, all
subsidiaries of the group will be able to benefit from a reduced Total Cost of
Ownership and optimization of telephony costs thanks to Least Cost Routing.

“We are very happy with the confidence that Gemalto has shown in us to
carry out this project. Gemalto was looking for a stakeholder capable of
providing comprehensive expertise for the Microsoft Lync solution and who could
guarantee a global deployment. This project represents a major step forward in
our strategy of being the No.1 Microsoft telephony company in France,” said
Cédric Parent, marketing director of Unified Communication & Collaboration,
Orange Business Services.

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