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Global Managed LAN

BT LAN Connect global

Overview

LAN Connect Global - The foundation for all communications at your sites

It’s designed, delivered and managed by BT. This means you can concentrate on your core business whilst we look after your infrastructure.

LAN Connect Global Benefits and Features

  • Coverage - The service is provided globally. This gives you the simplicity of a common operational model. This helps to drive efficiency in your organisation.
  • Reliability - Our quality of service and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) means you can count on your network to keep working.
  • Operational efficiency - Secure reliable infrastructure and enhanced communications can help your business operate more efficiently.
  • Reduced costs –you can converge voice and data onto a single network which can reduce cabling, network, maintenance and equipment costs.
  • Security - BT’s advanced security solutions help keep your LAN and IPT solutions fully protected.
  • Increased flexibility – by including a wireless option, you can promote improved working practices by giving employees flexible, secure access to corporate applications and data whever they are on site.
  • A host of value added services – by combining other services with LAN Connect you can have the capability to enable simple visitor and guest access, manage how people use the network dependent on the device they are using or the services they are trying to access. Plus you can really personalise employee and guest experiences with some great locational based services

Only BT was willing to offer connectivity to difficult-to-reach locations such as Nigeria. BT proposed a combination of technologies backed by a strong commercial offer and demonstrated that it could work with other companies throughout the world in delivering the service.”
- Erwan Roze, Network and Security Manager, Geoservices

The details

BT LAN Connect global specifications

  • Managed LAN solutions: This includes the design, installation and management of intelligent LAN switches.
  • Managed Wireless LAN solutions: This includes design, radio frequency (RF) site survey, support for wi-fi multimedia (WMM) ,Virtual LANs ,Fast  secure layer 2 and layer 3 roaming,  Advanced WLAN security
  • A choice of vendors globally:
     - Cisco –
    managed or unmanaged LAN, WLAN and Unified Communications & Collaboration.  Our relationship with Cisco spans over 25 years and we are a Gold partner across the globe. 
    - Huawei – managed LAN and unmanaged LAN and WLAN.  BT have been working with Huawei for over 10 years and are continuing to expand the portfolio

Service options

  • Professional Services: Experts to help with complex application design and deployment. 
  • Customer on-site training: We can help with pre installation planning, administration and end user training plus go live support.
  • Service Level Agreements: This ensures you get on time delivery and great service availability
  • Performance Reporting: A choice of reporting packs so you have the information you need easily available.  They allow you to analyse the health, performance and usage of your network and devices.  
  • Configuration Management: By storing your configuration, we can easily get your network running again if you have any problems.  Being able to remotely access your device allows us to easily to do software moves, adds and changes (SMACS)
  • Incident management services: By providing remote access to your network with proactive alarms, problems and incidents can be resolved quickly and efficiently
  • Critical Port Monitoring: Proactive monitoring of nominated individual ports on your critical applications means problems are identified before you even know there’s an issue
  • Maintenance: A choice of packages based on your requirements
  • Project Managed Installation: We’ll put together and agree with you a project rollout plan and the management of the implementation
  • Equipment Purchase Option: You can choose what suits you, whether that’s owned, leased (subject to availability) or rented

Availability

BT’s partnership with leading suppliers

LAN Connect global can be installed in all countries/territories where BT operates.