MSC Renews Orange Business Service Contract for Five Years
[Satellite TODAY 05-26-10] Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) has signed a five-year contract renewal with Orange Business Services to continue supplying its Business VPN global IP infrastructure, the company announced May 25.
The Business VPN solution aims to provide MSC with an MPLS-based network for 65 sites in 30 countries. Additionally, the shipping company will test the Maritime Satellite Service from Orange Business Services in a two-year pilot.
MSC, a privately-owned shipping line that employs 404 container vessels, also offers seasonal cruise itineraries in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, North America and Canada, South America, the Indian Ocean, as well as South and West Africa.
“We have a presence in each major harbor around the globe. So, for us, the global know-how and unmatched geographic footprint of Orange Business Services is crucial. They are a real trusted partner for us,” MSC CIO André Simha said in a statement.