BT Unifies Professional Services Under BT Advise

BT forms BT Advise, which brings together consulting, systems integration and managed services around the world

December 16, 2011

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LONDON -- BT today announced the formation of BT Advise, which brings together the BT Global Services experts who deliver consulting, systems integration and managed services around the world under one team and one name. Customers will benefit from engaging with a team comprising 4,500 highly skilled professionals who will apply industry leading processes and methodologies with improved consistency. BT Advise will be further reinforced through hiring programs aligned to a pipeline of new customer contracts with many of the world’s leading private and public organizations.

BT Advise delivers consulting, integration and managed services through global practices organized around the BT Global Services core capabilities, such as security, customer relationship management, unified communications, mobility, managed network services, managed IT services and business technology. BT Advise also provides consulting services to other telecom operators. The BT Advise practitioners will help customers more effectively access the many innovations developed specifically for BT’s priority sectors such as Government, Health, Global Banking and Financial Markets, Consumer Packaged Goods, Logistics, Manufacturing and Pharmaceuticals.

BT already advises many of the world’s most reputed corporations and government organizations and is recognized as one of the world’s leading providers of communications-centric advisory services. Joel Stradling from industry analyst house Current Analysis said: “BT has a significant global professional service capability, enabling it to address complex projects and network outsourcing deals”. Sandra O’Boyle, also from Current Analysis, continues: “BT Global Services' in-house consulting and professional services strengths are a differentiator. BT has done a good job of packaging these into “Quick Start” engagements around key areas such as mobility, security, unified communications and IT operational efficiency.”

BT Group plc (NYSE: BT; London: BTA)

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