Press release

Orange Cyberdefense offers companies and institutions a “sovereign” solution with Ercom Cryptobox to strengthen their digital security

Orange Business Services, through its Orange Cyberdefense division, entered into a partnership with Ercom to market and deploy Cryptobox, an ultra-secure sharing and collaboration solution.

As work environments are becoming increasingly open and collaborative, digital security and sovereignty are more than ever a priority for governments and companies. To meet these strategic requirements, Orange Cyberdefense and Ercom are combining their expertise to provide a solution that fits the work models and digital transformation of public and private organizations of all sizes in a sustainable way.

The agreement between Orange Cyberdefense and Ercom covers the marketing, deployment, integration and maintenance of the Cryptobox solution developed by Ercom. This allows Orange Cyberdefense to offer its customers in Europe a collaborative solution, including file sharing, instant messaging, and end-to-end data encryption, on both mobile and desktop devices (computers, smartphones, and tablets). Employees can confidentially share information, both inside and outside their company.

This solution, hosted on Orange datacenters in France, can be deployed in the Cloud (SaaS), or installed directly on client servers.

Ercom Cryptobox perfectly addresses the digital security and sovereignty requirements of our customers, companies and administrations, when exchanging sensitive data. With this solution, which will be complemented by a range of critical services for our customers, Orange Cyberdefense completes its cybersecurity portfolio,” explained Michel Van Den Berghe, CEO, Orange Cyberdefense.

We are excited to partner with Orange Cyberdefense to accelerate the marketing and  deployment of our Cryptobox solution. Orange and Ercom combine their efforts to provide customers with Cryptobox, a simple and secure solution operated by a trusted party, allowing them to protect their data assets while leveraging the flexibility and cost benefits offered by the cloud,” declared Yannick Dupuch, President and CEO, Ercom.

 

About Orange Business Services

Within the Orange telecommunications group, Orange Business Services and its 21,000 employees are dedicated to French and multinational organizations around the world, leading them daily through their digital transformation. Orange Business Services is an infrastructure operator, technology integrator and value-added service provider, delivering digital solutions targeted to employees (collaborative spaces and mobile workstations), customers (multichannel customer relationship and development of new services) and projects (rich connectivity, flexible IT infrastructures, cyber defense). Integrated technologies range from next-generation networks (SDN/NFV) to Big Data solutions, IoT devices, cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration applications, and cyber security. More than 2 million professionals, businesses and communities in France, and more than 3,000 renowned international corporations rely on Orange Business Services.

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Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual revenues of €40.9 billion in 2016, and 263 million customers across 29 countries as of December 31, 2016. Orange is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (Euronext: ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ORAN).

About Ercom 

Ercom is a French company specializing in secure communications, devices and networks. Ercom deploys reliable, simple and highly secure solutions to governments and corporations in France and abroad: Cryptosmart, the only solution to secure mobile communications and devices (voice, data and SMS) certified Restricted Distribution by ANSSI, NATO and the EU. Cryptobox, the most secure groupware solution, enables governments and corporations to share confidential information while leveraging the cloud, with robust security features.

For more information, please visit www.ercom.fr or find us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Press contacts

Orange: Nathalie Chevrier, +33 1 44 44 93 93, nathalie.chevrier@orange.com

Orange Business Services: Caroline Cellier, +33 1 55 54 50 34, caroline.cellier@orange.com

Ercom: Agence Oxygen: Charlène Mougeot, +33 1 41 11 37 91, charlene@oxygen-rp.com