BT wins infrastructure contract with Exact

Networks Asia staff
Networks Asia

BT Global Services has won a four-year contract to provide an integrated IT infrastructure for cloud business software provider Exact.

The contract covers the creation of an integrated IT infrastructure supporting internal applications and services used by Exact’s 1,600 employees in 14 countries across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia.

BT will provide connectivity into the global data centres hosting Exact’s business applications and data. The contract also leverages BT Cloud Connect for a high performance network connection to Microsoft Azure.

BT will also provide cloud-based protection against cyber threats, blocking known and zero-day threats before they reach the network.

Lastly, BT will take over and manage Exact’s in-office – fixed and wireless – networks and help drive employee productivity by providing voice, video, conferencing and remote access services.

“We were looking for a network partner capable of delivering an end-to-end global infrastructure that has the flexibility to scale with our business and support us in our continuous drive for digital innovation,” Exact CFO Onno Krap said.

“BT’s global strengths, portfolio strategy and local expertise make it an ideal provider to support our international growth and empower our employees in their day-to-day work.”

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