Orange Partners with Cisco, VMware And EMC On Enterprise Cloud Computing

Mobile network provider Orange has entered in to a deal with three other business leaders to offer cloud computing services to its enterprise clients.

Orange Business Services has signed a deal with networking giant Cisco, virtualisation software developer VMware, and network storage company EMC to offer cloud computing services to its business customers, reports PC World

The company has termed its partnership with the three other companies as Flexible 4 Business.

The private clouds will be built on V-block Infrastructure Packages which were developed by WMware, Cisco, and EMC under the Virtual Computing Environment partnership last year.

The companies will "work as one team to deliver end-end cloud services for customers and go to market together with a global reach", stated the chief executive officer for Orange Business Services Vivek Badrinath.

The alliance, which aims to transfer enterprise clients to clouds, to attain flexibility in infrastructure, to optimise performance, reduce expenditure and initially focus on working inside customer’s data centres.