Thursday, December 14, 2006

BT and Nortel Sign Partnership Deal for UK Enterprises

BT and Nortel signed a new, three-year partnership agreement to drive the uptake of VoIP, multimedia, instant messaging and mobile communications by UK enterprises of all sizes.

The companies will offer solutions based on Nortel's portfolio and BT's networked IT services designed to evolve enterprise communications towards improved fixed-mobile convergence.

BT is Nortel's largest EMEA enterprise partner and one of its three main global partners.

BT is the UK market leader for the supply of enterprise telephone systems (PBX/IP PBX), with a 27 per cent share of total extensions for Q1 2006, according to researcher MZA. Nortel is the leading supplier of PBX/IP PBX equipment in the UK market with a 20 per cent share in Q1 2006, according to the same research. http://www.nortel.com