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BMW extends global network deal

BULLETIN: Car maker moves to keep its technology 'robust'

Car manufacturer BMW has extended a network devices, software and support services deal with HP that covers its operations globally.

Under a five year extension, for which the value has not been disclosed, BMW will receive support for an "open standards-based" network infrastructure that it described as "robust and secure".

In terms of network technology, BMW will use the HP E5400, E3500 and E6200 switches. These are centrally controlled by HP Networking Manager Plus, a Microsoft Windows-based platform for network mapping and configuration.

Under the terms of the deal, if any network hardware needs replacing, HP will make the change before the next business day.

In 2009, BMW, which bases its UK operations in Bracknell, renewed an outsourcing deal with Accenture to help it reduce the number of software suppliers it uses and eliminate many of its legacy systems.


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