Orange Business Urges Multinationals To Exploit ICT Potentials In Corporate GrowthBusiness, Featured, Latest News, World News Thursday, May 19th, 2016
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Multinationals operating in Nigeria have been urged to deploy the use of available Information and Communication technology (ICT) infrastructures to achieve their respective business goals.
Vice President, Head of Africa Emerging Markets and Indirect Channels, Orange Business Services, Giorgio Heiman, made the call at the formal launch of the Orange Group’s subsidiary in Lagos.
Heiman while fielding questions from journalists, called on the companies which truly desire to go international to deploy the use of available technology infrastructures with the Orange Business Services to achieve their business goals.
The African Head of the Business Services, affirmed that the expansion of the subsidiary in Lagos was meant to share Orange Business Services experience in digital transformation; “to share with the Nigerian companies what other organizations in different parts of the world have done – using technology either to improve the existing business or go into radically different business”.
Responding further on the motive of the expansion, Mr. Heiman reiterated that the move was calculated at putting in more number dedicated people for selling and promoting the services of the organization in the city, just as the the company believed that there were more number of Nigerian companies that were going international; matured and ready to take advantages of the Orange Business Services.
“We don’t focus on domestic market” Heiman noted, rather, the company he declared concentrates more on companies with the global reach.
Heiman stated in his presentation: “The expanded Orange Business Services presence in Lagos helps support the many Nigeria-based businesses who want to increase their business performance and profitability”, adding that the organization acts “as a trusted adviser to help our customers compete on an equal footing in what is rapidly becoming a global market. This includes competitive, high-quality IT services delivered in all countries in which they operate.”
The firm he said delivers reliable telecommunications across Africa, including in hard-to-reach places and in jurisdictions where the regulatory environment is still developing.
VP Heiman announced that Orange Business Services is the only global telecommunications service provider that has been rated as “strong” for its coverage in the Middle East and Africa region by IT research company Current Analysis. It was named in 2015 the winner of the Total Telecom Award for Best Enterprise Service in Africa with Business VPN Hybrid, and Best VSAT Operator, Africa.
The organization, the African Deputy Chief Executive Officer said still targets to acquire more customers to surpass its present 6000 level. Heiman added that the firm is strategizing to acquire some of the companies going international as well as grow its business with them.
“We think we can achieve in terms of revenue generated from Nigerian companies – a double digit in the next few years” Heiman stressed.
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