Orange and Google Cloud have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the transformation of Orange’s IT infrastructure and the development of future cloud services, in particular Edge Computing. The agreement reinforces Orange’s commitment, as set out in its Engage 2025 plan, to drive its internal transformation through the innovative and widespread use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data in order to improve operational efficiency and the customer experience. The collaboration will also pave the way for the development of new advanced cloud, Edge Computing and cybersecurity services that will open up business opportunities for both Google Cloud and Orange.
Google Cloud and Orange will closely collaborate to ensure the partnership’s success. Google will provide its know-how in cutting-edge cloud technologies, world-class analytics and AI tools, as well as proven Digital Transformation methodology and dedicated resources. Orange will contribute its deep expertise in information and communication technology services and its multi-national network infrastructure.
The agreement signals a firm commitment to use AI and data to increase the pace of transformation across Orange’s European footprint, placing data at the heart of the group’s innovation model. To do this, Orange plans to build a next-generation data analytics and Machine Learning platform with Google technologies. The partnership will also benefit consumers and businesses across Europe by bringing powerful cloud computing capabilities to the edge of the network, such as in retail, gaming and other industries.Click below to share this article