• January 17, 2021

BNP Paribas Joins Forces With Orange Business Services to Deploy SD-WAN for 1,800 Retail Sites in France - Odessa American: Business

e-Edition Subscribe

BNP Paribas Joins Forces With Orange Business Services to Deploy SD-WAN for 1,800 Retail Sites in France

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:07 am | Updated: 7:33 am, Wed Jan 13, 2021.

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2021--

BNP Paribas has chosen Orange Business Services to deploy an SD-WAN solution in more than 1,800 bank branches across France. Focused on developing and integrating new digital solutions, BNP Paribas continues to provide the highest standards to improve user experience for customers and employees alike.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210113005507/en/

Orange Business Services deploys SD-WAN to 1800 BNP Paribas retail sites. Credit: Tupungato / Shutterstock.com

By integrating Flexible SD-WAN from Orange Business Services, BNP Paribas benefits from a modern and agile technological platform to accelerate its digital transformation. This enables quick and easy deployment of multiple services, such as dynamic routing and path selection, with scalability and flexibility. It also empowers administrators to monitor infrastructure performance and resolve potential network congestion through simple software modifications, thereby optimizing application performance. By deploying SD-WAN, BNP Paribas can take advantage of a fully secure hybrid network that is natively multi-cloud, multi-access and multi-application. The Bank will also benefit from optimized and centralized management and intelligent routing for its new infrastructure.

Close collaboration between business and IT for greater agility

From the start of the project, experts from Orange Business Services and BNP Paribas built the solution design together and prioritized the features to be deployed. More than 3,600 access lines—two per branch, including one Internet access line – are currently being rolled out with a focus on maintaining business continuity for each site during the migration. In addition to the SD-WAN overlay, firewalls for enhanced security are also part of this deployment.

"It was paramount for us to choose a partner who already had proven experience implementing and operating SD-WAN solutions. Orange Business Services stood out as this trusted partner. In addition to their IT expertise, the Orange teams demonstrated a great ability to understand our business challenges, and they knew what needed to be done to support our end-to-end digital transformation. This close collaboration between our teams from the very beginning of the project was one of the keys to its success and to a smooth roll out," said Bernard Gavgani, Chief Information Officer at BNP Paribas Group.

"We are delighted to support BNP Paribas in their transformation program and deploy the first large-scale SD-WAN project in the retail banking industry for the French market. An indepth understanding of our customers' business needs is essential to co-develop customized and innovative solutions. Orange Business Services will continue to accompany BNP Paribas’ central and local teams to learn and develop their SD-WAN skills," said Nadine Foulon-Belkacémi, Executive Vice President, French Major Clients at Orange Business Services.

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 71 countries, with approximately 199,000 employees, of which more than 151,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.

BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

About Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services is a network-native digital services company and the global enterprise division of the Orange Group. It connects, protects and innovates for enterprises around the world to support sustainable business growth. Leveraging its connectivity and system integration expertise throughout the digital value chain, Orange Business Services is well placed to support global businesses in areas such as software-defined networks, multi-cloud services, Data and AI, smart mobility services, and cybersecurity. It securely accompanies enterprises across every stage of the data lifecycle end-to-end, from collection, transport, storage and processing to analysis and sharing.

With companies thriving on innovation, Orange Business Services places its customers at the heart of an open collaborative ecosystem. This includes its 27,000 employees, the assets and expertise of the Orange Group, its technology and business partners, and a pool of finely selected start-ups. More than 3,000 multinational enterprises, as well as two million professionals, companies and local communities in France, put their trust in Orange Business Services.

For more information, visit www.orange-business.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and our blogs.

Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with revenues of 42 billion euros in 2019 and 257 million customers worldwide at 30 September 2020. Orange is listed on the Euronext Paris (ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (ORAN). In December 2019, Orange presented its new "Engage 2025" strategic plan, guided by social and environmental accountability. While accelerating in growth areas, such as B-to-B services and placing data and AI at the heart of innovation, the entire Orange Group will be an attractive and responsible employer.

Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange or Orange Brand Services Limited.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210113005507/en/

CONTACT: Press contacts:

Arnaud Fraboul, BNP Paribas,arnaud.fraboul@bnpparibas.com, +33 7 85 16 09 20

Elizabeth Mayeri, Orange Business Services,elizabeth.mayeri@orange.com, +1 212 251 2086

KEYWORD: EUROPE UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FRANCE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS DATA MANAGEMENT CONSUMER ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY VOIP MOBILE/WIRELESS OTHER TECHNOLOGY

SOURCE: Orange Business Services

Copyright Business Wire 2021.

PUB: 01/13/2021 08:06 AM/DISC: 01/13/2021 08:07 AM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210113005507/en

© 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Odessa, TX

Current Conditions

Sunny
53°
Humidity: 27%
Winds: E at 6mph
Feels Like: 52°

Your Extended Forecast

Today

weather
High 58°/Low 37°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s.

Tomorrow

weather
High 70°/Low 36°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 30s.

tuesday

weather
High 43°/Low 36°
Cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 30s.

wednesday

weather
High 53°/Low 45°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 40s.
Online Features

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




  • ALL-ACCESS: Subscribe to our e-edition and premium website at myoaoa.com.
    You can read your daily newspaper without taking a walk to the driveway.
    Look back at yesterday's newspaper, or issues from months ago with our archive feature.
    Call circulation at 432-337-7314 to sign up today.