Seeing extra purposes hosted in cloud environments as a substitute of on-premise datacentres, thus requiring a safe and versatile method for connectivity by way of the web, main multinational conglomerate company and industrial manufacturing agency Siemens has partnered with Orange Enterprise Companies (OBS) to develop a software-defined extensive space community (SD-WAN).
The implementation of SD-WAN is designed to ship important advantages for Siemens’ areas by simplifying the administration of advanced environments and offering improved efficiency and agility.
Siemens is credited by OBS as being a pioneer on this course of and overcoming potential implementation challenges throughout the pandemic, OBS, working with know-how associate Cisco, has been in a position to totally ship one of many greatest SD-WAN deployments on the earth with 1,168 Siemens websites in 94 nations now efficiently migrated to the brand new structure as a part of its digital transformation programme.
Like a number of leading global firms faced with similar challenges, Siemens began its migration years earlier than the pandemic, a call that the corporate believes proved extra beneficial than they may have imagined because the pandemic not solely introduced implementation challenges however drove residence the necessity to have a dependable and future-proof communications community.
Primarily based on Cisco know-how, the OBS Flexible SD-WAN solution consolidates community design and upkeep for Siemens’ areas globally with Orange Enterprise Companies as its digital providers supplier. With the platform, Siemens has simplified the administration of advanced environments and additional improved efficiency and agility and as increasingly more purposes are hosted in cloud environments as a substitute of on-premise datacentres, this required a safe and versatile method for connectivity by way of the web. SD-WAN enabled the change from conventional entry by way of virtual private networks to internet-based software entry.
“Siemens is a worldwide firm with workplaces and manufacturing websites all around the world, and we want a dependable and future-proof communications community. It’s a essential enterprise enabler that needs to be agile sufficient to evolve with our enterprise,” defined Hanna Hennig, CIO of Siemens AG.
“As a pioneer in innovation and know-how, we set the best requirements for our transformation venture. With the worldwide capabilities, experience and orchestration of Orange Enterprise Companies, we have been in a position to efficiently full the large deployment of Versatile SD-WAN, which delivers decisive benefits for our enterprise and customers alike, together with a streamlined person expertise with dynamic site visitors routing for purposes in addition to dynamic bandwidth allocation.”
The SD-WAN protection additionally supplies the muse for a versatile Siemens safety framework. This method, claims OBS, has additional elevated Siemens’ skills to successfully mitigate, detect and reply to dangers.
“We’re so happy that Siemens selected Orange Enterprise Companies to be its trusted associate,” added Aliette Mousnier-Lompre, interim CEO at Orange Enterprise Companies. “Deploying, migrating and implementing this enormous digital transformation venture for Siemens and managing their essential international communications infrastructure underlines our end-to-end integrator experience in delivering large-scale international initiatives. We have now delivered on Siemens’ goals by combining SD-WAN know-how with cloud-based providers and options.”