BT Signs Multi-Year, Managed Services Contract with Bristol-Myers SquibbIrving, TX, January 5, 2012 – BT today announced that it has signed a contract extension with Bristol-Myers Squibb to manage its global network services through 2017.
BT will help Bristol-Myers Squibb derive greater value from its network services through increased standardization and innovation. The contract extension covers outsourced networked services, including wide area and local area networks, as well as remote access, voice, and telephony infrastructure. It also includes sector leading compliance management tailored to the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry, and network security services. The contract extension is global in scope, covering all of Bristol-Myers Squibb locations.
“Working with Bristol-Myers Squibb isn’t just about managing technology; it’s about assuring highly reliable services that enable collaboration and communication,” said Bas Burger, president Global Commerce in BT Global Services. “The needs of the pharmaceutical sector are complex, specific and submitted to stringent compliance requirements. When organizations remain focused on driving their business without worrying about technology, then we have done our job.”
Rick Yborra, vice president, Network and Hosting Services at Bristol-Myers Squibb added: “The partnership we have built with BT is based on our confidence in their global operational capabilities and their ability to flex with our changing needs. BT provides us with the type of world-class network that is necessary for a global BioPharma company to operate effectively.”
The first contract between BT and Bristol-Myers Squibb was signed in 2005.