Midea Chooses Orange Business Services as Its global connectivity and public cloud partner

Midea, a global consumer appliances company from China, has selected Orange Business Services, a global technology integrator, as its sole provider to overhaul its global communications infrastructure with public cloud services across Asia, Europe North America and South America, the company said.

The global infrastructure transformation will enhance Midea´s global networking capabilities and provide cost efficiencies and improved visibility. This includes consolidating Midea´s global infrastructure with end-to-end IT orchestration and connecting public cloud applications as well as IoT devices, to streamline and strengthen the performance of the company´s digital resources. It will enable the company to optimize the services it provides to its customers.

The secure public cloud solution will be delivered by Orange Flexible Engine, an open, secure, scalable and robust infrastructure to host traditional and cloud native applications via datacenters in Atlanta, Paris, Sao Paulo and Singapore. Midea will now be able to centrally manage their global infrastructure efficiently, enhancing customer and employee experience, while providing flexibility and scalability for future international business growth.

Founded in 1968 in Guangdong, China, Midea has now established a global platform of more than 200 subsidiaries, over 60 overseas branches and 12 strategic business units, as well as being the majority shareholder of KUKA(95% shareholding).

As the B-to-B division of the Orange Group, Orange Business Services focuses exclusively on serving enterprises around the world. Both a network operator and a digital services integrator, Orange Business Services leverages expertise in the areas of IoT, Cloud, Data and AI, application development and cybersecurity. It supports and protects companies at every stage of their data lifecycle, from collection, transport, storage and processing to analysis and sharing.