Leading international brewer Heineken NV has chosen Orange Business Services to unify the majority of its global communications infrastructure connecting 60,000 employees across 1,100-plus sites in 53 countries, under a 5-year, multimillion euro contract.
Relying on its direct presence in 166 countries, Orange Business Services will deploy a highly secured and scalable private network to Heineken’s existing locations around the world including a wide range of countries such as: Belarus, Brazil, Ethiopia, La Réunion, Poland, Russia, St. Lucia, and South Korea.
The network solution has been designed to support Heineken’s international expansion and will enable rapid deployment to new locations especially in high-growth regions such as Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America where the global brewer has a strong presence.
The network connectivity will provide a robust platform for Orange Business Services to integrate:
- remote access solutions to allow Heineken’s employees to securely access their work environment;
- application and network optimization solutions to ensure communication fluidity and prioritization of business critical applications; and
- audio conferencing and global voice services to enable reliable, enterprise-class call quality for more productive meetings.
Plans are underway to deliver video conferencing and telepresence services in the near future. It was announced today, June 6.
Orange Business Services, the France Telecom-Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, is a leading global integrator of communications solutions for multinational corporations.