One the world’s largest mining companies turned to BT for a global connectivity solution that could cover some of the remotest places on the planet

Challenge

Working in some of the most inaccessible places on earth – the Chilean Andes and remote parts of Africa – presented significant communication challenges for one of the world’s biggest mining companies.

Solution

BT global managed services addressed the challenge with a number of solutions, including BT IP Connect for the global network, BT Connect Optimisation for guaranteed performance, and six TelePresence suites for collaboration.

Results

Anglo American has moved from routinely adding expensive bandwidth to more efficient network infrastructure that is faster, less expensive and able to facilitate worldwide collaboration that brings the business closer together.

We’ve moved from routinely adding expensive bandwidth by ordering ever-larger pipes to putting in smaller pipes that are more efficient, cost us much less and are many times faster.


David Walls, Global Infrastructure Architecture Manager, Anglo American

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