From the desk of Frank Grosse Kleimann, Head of Wholesale, BT in Germany.

Customer event in Munich: How to turn key market trends for Germany and Europe into business

At the Munich customer event in September this year the discussion circled around some key questions: What are the trends that shape our short and medium term future? How can we create new business in a challenging market? What services push the button for our end users? [Read more…]

From the desk of Alex Leroux, Head of Wholesale and Channels, AMEA, BT.

We continue to grow our wholesale and channel business rapidly across Asia, Middle East and Africa, where we help our partners both extend the reach of their network and complement their portfolio of products.

Connectivity, Unified Communications & Collaboration and Security have been the main focus of conversation in my meetings with many of you over recent months. In almost all instances not only do you want to know about extending the reach of your service, you also want to know how BT can help you build additional features and value on top of the network. [Read more…]

Wholesale in the Americas – by Corbett Whitton and Alex Ingles.

256X144_CorbettWhitton-eZineThe wholesale portfolio continues to be a key part of BT’s strategy and business. Our primary objective is to complement both the portfolio of products and the network reach of wholesale customers.

We have been meeting several of our carrier customers in the Americas in past few months at big conferences like ITW in Chicago and we would like to share some of the common feedback we received as well as our focus going forward.

Two products that are particularly appealing to most of our customers are IP Connect Global, which enable customers to use our global network via an NNI, and Inbound Contact Global, which delivers International Toll Free Service in 175 countries around the world. And all our customers cited the scale and reach of BT’s global network as the key reason to choose us as a preferred partner. [Read more…]

Security

Security important for telco at ITW.

International Telecoms Week saw more than 5,600 participants this year in Chicago in May. One of the most important topics they discussed was security. Flanked by a panel on wholesale security with representatives from PCCW, AT&T, Level 3 and BT’s Jason Cook, CISO of BT Americas, media interest was specifically high. Whether or not a customer has to secure their networks is not the question anymore. But what is the best way? How do telecom providers offer the best services to their corporate and end customers?

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ITW panel – The path to Network Security.

Meet Jason Cook, Chief Information Security Officer of BT Americas, at ITW 2016 panel – The Path to Network Security in the Wholesale World.

ITW is the annual landmark event for the telecoms world globally. Is there a better place to seek solutions to the most pressing challenges operators and service providers face in Network Security? We think not. Hear from Jason Cook, VP Security and Chief Information Security Officer for BT Americas on how operators can address security threats for their customers and how they can keep their networks safe from cyber-crime, intrusions and identify-theft and the myriad of other attacks mastermind hackers and cyber criminals come up with on a daily basis.

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