BT today announced its seven-year outsourcing contract with Jabil Circuit.
The scope of the IT contract includes the outsourcing of managed network services, including wide area and local area networks (WLAN and LAN), mobility, security, voice, and telephony infrastructure and collaboration services.
BT did not share financial details of the IT outsourcing contract.
Gary Cantrell, CIO at Jabil, said: “Many of the world’s top brands trust Jabil to provide efficient, affordable and secure services. We expect the same from our networking and communications partner, which is one of the reasons we chose BT.”
Jabil will leverage the BT Connect portfolio of network services to standardize its global architecture across 25 countries and 112 locations, spanning the US, Latin America, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
As per the IT deal, Jabil will use BT One products and services to create a unified communications ecosystem for better global collaboration among its 175,000 employees as well as with customers and suppliers.
BT Assure services will add gateway security and resilience around the world, protecting the Jabil brand, employees and their customers. In addition, BT will help deliver on Jabil’s architectural vision for consolidation of suppliers, reduced complexities and consistency of service model to streamline operational processes and achieve cost reduction targets.