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Ericsson targets maritime with vertically-integrated cloud service

Ericsson is targeting the maritime sector against the backdrop of a broader enterprise cloud effort

Swedish telco vendor Ericsson announced the launch of a managed cloud solution for the maritime industry designed to connect vessels at sea with shore-based operations and bring more automation to route optimisation and operations management on voyages.

Orange to develop IT standards in shipping with cloud platform

Orange Business Services is implementing the communications infrastructure underpinning a cloud-based ERP platform as part of a project to develop IT standards for the shipping industry

Orange Business Services on Thursday joined a European Union-sponsored initiative based in Germany focused on developing IT standards underpinning ship management tools for the shipping industry. The move will see Orange Business Services implement a communications infrastructure solution that will provide a platform for a vertically-specific, cloud-based ERP suite.