Nokia signs a 5G contract to become BT's main partner for infrastructure

globenewswire | September 29, 2020

Nokia signs a 5G contract to become BT's main partner for infrastructure
Nokia today announced that it has extended its long-term strategic relationship with BT into the 5G arena, following its selection as a 5G RAN vendor for the UK operator. As part of the deal, which will make Nokia BT’s largest equipment provider, Nokia will provide equipment and services at BT radio sites across the UK, helping to evolve BT’s radio access network to 5G and supporting its goal of maintaining the UK’s best network. BT’s Nokia-powered network, which currently includes Greater London, the Midlands and rural locations, will be extended to also cover multiple other towns and cities across the United Kingdom1. This enhanced Nokia footprint will support BT’s commitments to the UK government around the use of High Risk Vendors (HRVs) in UK network infrastructure.

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Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) integrates technologies that span the functional areas of the data center: storage, compute and virtualization. This integration simplifies the existing IT infrastructure. The complexity of multiple generations and varieties of servers, operating systems, hypervisors and storage devices also increases costs and systems management tasks, challenging IT departments to focus on strategic business projects..

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Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) integrates technologies that span the functional areas of the data center: storage, compute and virtualization. This integration simplifies the existing IT infrastructure. The complexity of multiple generations and varieties of servers, operating systems, hypervisors and storage devices also increases costs and systems management tasks, challenging IT departments to focus on strategic business projects..

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