Tuesday, November 18, 2014

BT Launches Cloud for Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa

BT announced new cloud services aimed at supporting the expansion plans of its customers in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA), including:

  • BT One Cloud Cisco: a global platform that features Unified Communications capabilities, including high-definition (HD) voice, multiparty HD video, Instant Messaging (IM) and presence, and mobile clients delivered by Cisco Jabber. Global coverage and resilience are ensured through BT’s data centres in the Americas, the UK and Asia Pacific. Those data centres are paired one to another in geographically remote cities to bring additional resilience to services in case of major incidents. 
  • BT One Cloud Lync: A fully-managed private cloud service with enterprise telephony and video with the standard feature set of presence, IM and conferencing in a single, unified platform. 
  • BT Cloud Connect program across AMEA. Customers across the region will now be able to connect directly through BT’s network to various other software-as-a-service providers and to more than 200 third- party data centres around the world. 
  • BT for Life Sciences R&D in AMEA - -a cloud service designed to enable collaboration within the life sciences industry for increased R&D productivity. It is specifically designed to allow organisations active in the life sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and associated sectors to comply with stringent security, regulatory and compliance requirements while accessing the very high computational demands of R&D and adopting the latest in cloud computing, collaboration, and unified communications. 

http://www.btplc.com/News/Articles/ShowArticle.cfm?ArticleID=D7755EB4-3521-4148-8057-B4CEE53EC2D3

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