Why Aurecon is turning to fully-managed services

Orange Business Services will enhance collaboration and improve productivity and service availability for Aurecon, a provider of engineering, management and specialist technical services for government and private sector clients, by transforming the company’s global communications infrastructure through a fully-managed, secure network solution and IT services.

As part of a five-year contract, Orange will redesign, consolidate and manage Aurecon’s network infrastructure and deploy a high-speed global wide area network connecting 80 sites. The Orange solution comprises a robust MPLS backbone with Internet connectivity, cloud-based secure gateways and application performance optimization connecting more than 7,500 users across Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East.

In addition, Orange will provide a fully-managed, integrated and optimized network solution that allows prioritization of business-critical applications. This robust platform enables end users to experience greater collaboration through the existing web, voice and video services.

Through the adoption of Orange’s service management model, Aurecon will have complete visibility over its infrastructure and resources. This customizable service management solution, based on Aurecon’s unique environment and business objectives, will result in service

“Aligning our services and network to enable our customers to win and collaboratively deliver projects is a key cornerstone of our IS Strategy,” according to Sean Elwick, head of IS, Aurecon. “Global access to specialized skillsets and local expertise are critical for Aurecon to provide world-class engineering services. We are constantly looking for better ways to support our customers’ requirements across established countries and emerging markets. Orange’s network reach, technology platforms and industry-leading service model aligns well with our objectives and through this partnership we expect to ‘give back time’ to the business through tangible network improvements and service efficiencies.”