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January 14, 2015 09:02 ET

BT Selects BearingPoint to Enhance its Global Compute Management System

BT Compute adds BearingPoint's Infonova R6 platform to its existing cloud service and to support third party compute offerings

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jan. 14, 2015) - Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint announced today the signing of a contract with BT for the implementation and use of its Infonova R6 platform to enhance BT's data center co-location and cloud services portfolio which include storage offerings as well as software applications from third parties, across multiple countries, with the appropriate language and currency.

BT's Cloud Compute helps CIOs build powerful 'pay as you go' cloud solutions with high levels of quality, security and service delivered from BT. It is available in 20 countries across five continents and is used by multinational companies from a variety of industry sectors. By using BT's advanced cloud orchestration of infrastructure, network, applications and services, customers can align costs directly to their business needs.

BearingPoint's Infonova R6 platform enables BT to seamlessly on-board and aggregate new cloud services and software applications so that they can be offered as new products and services to customers who can exploit the full benefits of cloud and digital transformation. R6 also enables BT to provide white-label facilities to third parties that are seeking to sell their own cloud and application services. It enables them to offer and monetize their services as bundles in combination with BT and other third party services.

Angus Ward, Partner at BearingPoint, said: "We are delighted that BT has chosen BearingPoint and Infonova R6 to enhance its cloud offering." Andrew Thomson, Director for Infonova R6 Solutions at BearingPoint, commented: "As an end-to-end full business lifecycle multi-tenant platform, R6 has been designed to enable compute and other technology product bundles for cloud services and beyond. In the first instant, this allows BT to deliver to their customers' sophisticated IT and cloud requirements."

Neil Lock, Vice President, BT Compute at BT Global Services, said: "At BT, we see Cloud as much more than just another trend or technology. To us, Cloud is about the service and the possibilities it opens locally and globally, helping CIOs find solutions their markets and regulation demand. This agreement with BearingPoint enables us to further improve our cloud platform by adding new services such as Apps from BT and BT Compute Storage. Those are now available to our customers through a single point of control within our Compute Management System, helping CIOs orchestrate their cloud resources and thus realize the possibilities in the cloud."

About Infonova R6

Infonova, specializing in enterprise software, state of the art IT and communications technology development, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BearingPoint. Encapsulating decades of knowledge, Infonova's latest BSS product, R6, is a J2EE platform that supports complex multi-tenant operations for advanced cloud-based digital business models. www.infonova.com

About BT

BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of five lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale and Openreach. For the year ended 31 March 2014, BT Group's reported revenue was £18,287m with reported profit before taxation of £2,312m.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York.

For more information, visit: www.btplc.com

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint consultants understand that the world of business changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Our clients, whether in commercial or financial industries or in government, experience real results when they work with us. We combine industry, operational and technology skills with relevant proprietary and other assets in order to tailor solutions for each client's individual challenges. This adaptive approach is at the heart of our culture and has led to long-standing relationships with many of the world's leading companies and organizations. Our global consulting network of 9,200 people serves clients in more than 70 countries and engages with them for measurable results and long-lasting success.

For more information, please visit: www.bearingpoint.com

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