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BT’s cloud management platform wins TMForum Excellence Award

(2 June 2015)

Prestigious award for BT’s new Compute Management System that helps customers realise potential in the Cloud.

TMForum Excellence AwardBT won Open Digital Ecosystem award at the prestigious 2015 TM Forum Excellence Awards for its Compute Management System, a cloud management platform. The Excellence Awards were announced at a gala dinner at the Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice on June 1 at TM Forum Live!, TM Forum’s flagship conference.

TM Forum’s Excellence Awards recognize the global leaders in communications and acknowledge the contributions that take our the IT industry into new and innovative directions. The Awards specifically seek to highlight service providers and solution provider companies that demonstrate commitment to evolution of the industry through support, adoption and advances in critical standards the TM Forum delivers through its Collaboration Community.

BT Compute Management System (CMS) enables the rapid construction and operation of digital ecosystems. It is designed to give CIOs a single point of control to orchestrate their cloud resources, wherever they are hosted. CMS is at the heart of BT's Cloud of Clouds vision announced in April 2015 and already underpins some of its most innovative cloud offerings.

Neil Lock, VP, BT Compute, commented, “Winning such a prestigious award for our work on the Compute Management System is a great recognition of how our teams have worked effectively together to deliver new, pioneering services for our customers. This accolade reinforces our ambition to be global leaders in cloud services integration, and demonstrates how we are making our Cloud of Clouds vision a reality.”

BT was one of 57 nominees and 32 finalists in the 2015 TM Forum Excellence Awards that were judged by an impartial and independent panel of leading industry experts and analysts. Due to the robust submission and judging process, the TMForum awards are highly regarded across the industry.

For more information on our Cloud of Clouds vision visit http://www.bt.com/point-of-view

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