BT announces formation of BT Advise

Communications company BT announced on Friday the formation of BT Advise, bringing together the BT Global Services experts who provide consulting, systems integration and managed services around the world under one team and one name.

According to the company, customers will benefit from engaging with a team comprising 4,500 skilled professionals who will apply industry leading processes and methodologies with improved consistency.

BT Advise delivers consulting, integration and managed services through global practices organised around the BT Global Services core capabilities, such as security, customer relationship management, unified communications, mobility, managed network services, managed IT services and business technology. The new unit also provides consulting services to other telecoms operators.

The company also announced the foundation of a BT Advise Academy to provide the rigorous approach to professional accreditation required by its customers.

BT Advise is led by Luis Alvarez, president of BT Global Services, and Ray Stanton, vice president of BT Advise in BT Global Services.