Access "Case study: Balfour Beatty extends Fujitsu contract to support messaging"
This article is part of the 03 June 2014 issue of How big data brings big donations for charities
Balfour Beatty has signed a new contract with Fujitsu to provide email, extending an IT transformation deal the companies agreed in July 2013. Ten months has passed since Fujitsu won an IT transformation contract with Balfour Betty to transform its IT infrastructure and outsource second- and third-line support. Danny Reeves, CIO Balfour Beatty (pictured), speaks about how the Fujitsu contract supports his IT strategy and the rationale behind extending it to messaging. The construction services company plans to implement a single collaborative messaging platform to support 14,000 UK users, across approximately 900 sites, based on Microsoft Exchange. Fujitsu will support the implementation of the messaging platform using Microsoft Exchange 2013 to replace 14 existing email platforms and enable the use of Microsoft Lync. Speaking to Computer Weekly about the new deal, Reeves says: "When we signed the original agreement we highlighted other projects we wanted to do." One such project was consolidating and simplifying the company's disparate email systems. This ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Can Tech City deliver reliable fast internet for startup businesses?
by Caroline Baldwin
Technology companies based in London’s Tech City are struggling to access high-speed fibre optic broadband, which is dramatically affecting the success their businesses.
Case study: Balfour Beatty extends Fujitsu contract to support messaging
by Cliff Saran
Balfour Beatty has signed a new contract with Fujitsu to provide email, extending an IT transformation deal the companies agreed in July 2013
- Can Tech City deliver reliable fast internet for startup businesses? by Caroline Baldwin
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
What went wrong with the IT for farmers' rural payments?
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the real reasons behind the failure of the government's rural payments digital service. We look at how ...
A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to data science
In this 10-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how, with the open data movement taking hold and data analytics technology becoming ...
Staying the course as a CIO
In this extract from his book, Staying the Course as a CIO, Jonathan M. Mitchell looks at the challenges of managing IT projects.