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BNP Paribas, Orange Business Services deploy SD-WAN to French retail sites

Focused on developing and integrating new digital solutions to improve user experience for customers and employees alike, and to provide nothing less than the “highest standards”, leading European bank BNP Paribas has chosen Orange Business Services to deploy a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) in more than 1,800 bank branches across France.

By integrating Flexible SD-WAN from Orange Business Services, BNP Paribas is looking to benefit from a modern and agile technological platform to accelerate its digital transformation. It aims for the platform to enable quick and easy deployment of multiple services, such as dynamic routing and path selection, with scalability and flexibility. It is also looking to empower administrators to monitor infrastructure performance and resolve potential network congestion through simple software modifications, thereby optimising application performance.

Explaining why it decided on a software-defined infrastructure, BNP Paribas said that by deploying SD-WAN it could take advantage of a secure hybrid network that is natively multicloud, multi-access and multi-application. The bank said it would also benefit from optimised and centralised management and intelligent routing for its new infrastructure.

In terms of constructing the infrastructure, from the start of the project, technicians from Orange Business Services and BNP Paribas built the solution