BT clinches 7-year IT service extension deal with Syngenta

BT has signed a seven year extension deal with Syngenta, an agribusiness company, to offer global networked IT services.

Since 2000, BT is managing all aspects of communications including an integrated IP infrastructure to reduce costs and enable expanded collaboration services.

Syngenta has ambitious growth plans in key regions that are aligned to BT’s areas of investment such as Latin America, Asia, Middle-East and Africa.

The revised IT contract will enable BT to provide new services such as wide area network (WAN) optimization, wireless local area network expansion, unified communications support and application performance monitoring.

Luis Alvarez, chief executive officer, BT Global Services

At present, BT assists Syngenta employees, partners and customers to better communicate and collaborate through secure access for third-parties, remote access for employees, international IP voice services, audio and video conferencing and managed mobility.

In addition, BT delivers converged communication services to all of Syngenta’s 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries.

Luis Alvarez, chief executive officer, BT Global Services, said: “We work hard to help our customers orchestrate their networked IT services across multiple platforms and very diverse geographies.”