1 SEACOM (www.SEACOM.com) and BT today announced a strategic alliance that will help SEACOM further protect its own infrastructure and deliver new networking, security and communications solutions to business customers in Africa.
2 As a leading Internet connectivity provider with Africa’s most extensive ICT infrastructure, SEACOM will leverage BT’s services, vendor relationships and global expertise to expand its portfolio of services to African businesses.
3 Since the launch of its Business division, SEACOM has substantially increased its customer and partner base to strengthen its offerings and serve customers beyond existing markets.
5 In today’s business environment, data, business applications, and users live beyond an organization’s traditional network.
6 SIEM tools provide real-time visibility and monitoring across an organization’s IT environment, providing an ideal security overlay for SEACOM’s existing ICT solutions.
8 BT’s 3,000+ cybersecurity experts help customers quickly detect, analyze and respond to cybersecurity incidents as they happen.
9 “We are excited to form this strategic alliance with BT and see the combined value of what we bring to our respective markets.
10 With SEACOM’s global network and local presence, and BT’s global reach and experience, we will be able to offer a comprehensive portfolio of cloud, security and connectivity services that are reliable, scalable and industry leading,” says Oliver.
11 Fortuin, Group Executive Director of SEACOM.
12 Alessandro Adriani, Director of System Integrators and Telecom Service Providers for BT’s Global Unit, said: “We are delighted to offer BT’s world-class solutions to SEACOM and its customers across the African continent.
13 The areas of secure multi-cloud connectivity, next-generation network solutions and collaboration services are the sweet spot where SEACOM and BT will combine their respective strengths.”