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BT forms cloud partnership with Rackspace

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BT has selected Rackspace Technology to develop its cloud services for customers.

BT’s hybrid cloud services will be based on Rackspace Technology’s solutions, and will be deployed in BT data centres along with its Rackspace Fabric management layer.

Rackspace Technology will integrate its cloud management expertise and automation, analytics, and AI tools with BT’s network and security capabilities to further develop its managed cloud services.

The companies have also committed to extend their partnership in the future to create new joint cloud offerings for customers.

“This innovative partnership with Rackspace Technology accelerates our plans to build a world-class hybrid cloud portfolio,” said Bas Burger, CEO of BT’s Global Unit.

“It will deliver outstanding experiences for our customers and ensure they benefit from the best services, backed by our partner’s leadership in cloud.”

Kevin Jones, CEO of Rackspace Technology, added, “This exciting partnership with BT validates Rackspace Technology’s expertise in helping large, multinational enterprises in their cloud transformation journey and provides both companies with unique industry positioning. It highlights the enduring long-term value of a hybrid cloud model, as BT customers will now have access to the best of public cloud, private cloud, and traditional hosted environments alongside the speed, security, and resilience of BT’s worldwide networks.”

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