BT has recently been awarded contracts from the European Commission to provide public and private cloud services to a multitude of EU Institutions, including the European Parliament and the European Defense Agency. The contract is worth 24 million Euros and will
rum for 4 years. The services will be hosted on many servers throughout the European Union (EU) and will be managed on BT’s Computer Management System (CMS). Corrado Sciolla, BT’s Global Service President for Europe and global telecom markets commented, This is a milestone in our journey to be the leading global cloud services integrator, and demonstrates how we minimise the complexity, risks and costs for our customers as they move to the cloud.”
These contracts are not the first awarded to BT by the European Commission. The first was created in March 2015. Worth 55.7 million Euros, the contract aimed to provide Internet to EU institutions. The second contract was created in August 2015. This was a framework contract worth 15.2 million Euros and included voice services across more than twenty European Institutions.
BT has been delivering services to the European Union for ten years. BT, founded in 1969, is a British multinational telecommunications company. Its headquarters are located in London England and is currently conducting operation in over 159 countries. BT aims to “use the power of communication to make a better world.” It’s main services include networked IT, broadband, and mobile services.