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BT improves position as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting in Europe

BT improves position as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting in Europe

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BT today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the Leaders Quadrant for its Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe. 

Improving its overall position in the Leaders Quadrant on last year, BT has moved further along in both its ability to execute and the completeness of its vision. 

Luis Alvarez, chief executive officer of BT Global Services, said: “I am proud we’ve made what we see as  such significant progress in improving our leadership position this year. This is a critical report that will no doubt be of interest to our customers, who we know are keeping an eye on the latest developments in cloud as they set out to use new technology in creative ways. In order to continue improving our position, we announced in April our cloud-of-clouds vision, a practical route into cloud computing that meets our customer’s needs for choice, flexibility and robust security. We have also been investing in collaboration, partnerships and data centre enhancements designed to improve the overall customer experience through reliability, availability of service and speed of delivery.“

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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, Tiny Haynes, Gianluca Tramacere, Gregor Petri, June 2015.

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About BT

 

BT’s purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world.  It 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 customer-facing lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale and Openreach.

For the year ended 31 March 2015, BT Group’s reported revenue was £17,979m with reported profit before taxation of £2,645m.

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

 

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Alan Ball, Global PR
Suzanne Masterton, UK PR