1. Schneider Electric, 2. Dassault Systemes, 3. OVH Groupe, 4. Exclusive Networks. France is one of the powerhouses in software and technology, as evidenced by the huge number of students who choose to study in France to hone their knowledge and experience. Here are the biggest software companies in France.
Schneider Electric is a French multinational corporation ranked in the Fortune Global 500 and a world leader in the production of power management products, automation and adaptive solutions for these industries. The company was founded by Adolphe Schneider and Joseph-Eugène Schneider in 1836 and is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France. The head office is located at Rueil-Malmaison in Hauts-de-Seine, and the management is divided into three divisions, Rueil’s headquarters in Boston, USA, and an ongoing division in Hong Kong. After two world wars, Schneider emerged as a diversified business expanding rapidly into new markets, including construction and electricity.
Schneider Electric SE (Schneider Electric), formerly Schneider Electric SA, is an energy management and automation company that develops related technologies and solutions for power distribution. Its main products include automation and control products; low voltage products and systems; solar energy and energy storage; medium voltage distribution and grid automation; and critical power, cooling and racks.
The company also provides services in energy and sustainability, field and automation, cloud, consulting and training services. Schneider Electric serves a wide variety of industries, including banking and finance, food and beverage, healthcare, life sciences, marine, metals, minerals and cement, mining, oil and gas, retail, automotive and mobile, among many others. The company has a presence in Africa, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, South America and North America. Schneider Electric has its headquarters in Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Headquarter: Rueil-Malmaison, France
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Founded in 1981, headquartered in Vélizy-Villacoublay, France and employing approximately 20,000 employees in 140 countries, Dassault Systemes is a provider of design and product lifecycle management software. The company’s top profits are dependent on transportation and mobility, industrial equipment, aerospace and defense industries. Dassault Systemes is a technology company. The company provides software application services designed to support the client company’s innovation process. The company’s line of business includes providing 3D design software, 3D digital simulation and Product Lifecycle Management. Dassault Systemes also offers several brands of software.
Dassault Systèmes, 3DEXPERIENCE Company, is the catalyst for human progress. They provide businesses and people with a collaborative virtual environment to imagine sustainable innovations. By creating real-world ‘virtual twin experiences’ with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and apps, their customers push the boundaries of innovation, learning, and manufacturing.
Dassault Systèmes solutions transform the way products are designed, simulated, manufactured, marketed and supported, leveraging the virtual world to improve the real world. Dassault Systèmes has helped industries disrupt the way products are designed and manufactured – with 3D design, 3D digital modeling (DMU), 3D Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and now 3DEXPERIENCE. Dassault Systèmes focuses on developing solutions in Life Sciences & Healthcare alongside two other strategic sectors of the economy, Manufacturing and Infrastructure & Cities.
Headquarter: Vélizy-Villacoublay, France
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OVH, legally known as OVH Groupe SAS, is a French cloud computing company offering VPS, dedicated servers and other web services. As of 2016, OVH owns the world’s largest data center in terms of surface area. As of 2019, it is the largest hosting provider in Europe, and the third largest in the world based on physical servers. The company was founded in 1999 by the Klaba family and is headquartered in Roubaix, France. OVH was incorporated as a simplified joint stock company under French law. In 2019, OVH used OVHcloud as its public brand name. In 1999, OVHcloud was launched with a single mission: to provide a full range of innovative bare metal and cloud solutions with a European approach. Since then, the company has provided world-class infrastructure to more than one million customers worldwide.
In 2019, OVH was officially renamed to OVHcloud. This is intended to better reflect its position as Europe’s leading alternative cloud provider and the continued evolution of its services. At the forefront of the data revolution, OVHcloud is committed to upholding the spirit of innovation and helping users do business the way that works for them while maintaining full control over their data.
OVHcloud is present wherever you and your customers aOVH Groupere, with a robust global infrastructure. It spans 5 continents and 183 countries, with 33 world-class data centers and multiple points of presence (PoP). For more than 20 years, OVHcloud has designed and built its own servers and data centers — using the latest and most innovative components — while maintaining its global fiber network. Industrialization of the end-to-end manufacturing process means the company can deliver better and more cost-effective solutions, giving customers the freedom to innovate. OVHcloud leverages the full power of global infrastructure to deliver solutions to businesses of all sizes, in all industries, worldwide.
Headquarter: Roubaix, France
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Exclusive Networks is the trusted global cybersecurity expert in digital infrastructure that helps drive the transition to a fully trusted digital future for all people and organizations. Their distinctive distribution approach gives partners more opportunities and a greater degree of customer relevance. Customers are well-equipped to take advantage of rapidly evolving technologies and transforming business models. The Exclusive Story is a global story with a service-first ideology at its core, harnessing innovation and breakthroughs to deliver value to partners.
With offices in 43 countries and the ability to serve customers in more than 170 countries across five continents, Exclusive combines the intense focus and values of locally independent companies with the size and capabilities of the service delivery capacity of a worldwide distribution powerhouse.
Exclusive Networks provides digital infrastructure, cloud and cybersecurity services. They help accelerate the transition to a fully trusted digital world. They provide managed security services, financial and leasing services, infrastructure as a service, subscription services, marketing, consulting, and professional services. Exclusive Networks operates with a service-first ideology at its core, harnessing innovation and disruption to outpace market growth. Exclusive Networks has a unique ‘sell locally, globally’ model that combines the intense concentration and value of local independents with the size and service delivery of a distribution power all over the world.
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