BT has signed a contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide communication services to its embassies and consulates in 120 countries. The telco will provide the ministry with WAN, LAN and wireless LAN services.
BT’s global SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) services were launched in November 2020. The cloud-optimised managed network services are designed to expand multinational customers’ choice of software-based connectivity systems. They can be managed or co-managed remotely by the company on its new digital service platform, giving customers a single view of their entire network and a choice of management controls.
By using the latest software-defined networking technology, BT said the Dutch diplomatic missions will have an infrastructure that can support the increasing consumption of cloud services. The contract is valued at €33m over the initial period of four years, with an option to be extended to