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A cloud-centric era

In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, organisations are increasingly shifting towards a cloud-first strategy. However, traditional site-to-site network architectures were not designed to seamlessly integrate with multi-cloud or multi-edge ecosystems. In many cases, the network is the bottleneck preventing organisations from achieving their cloud-first aspirations.


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Global organisations and IT leaders know what they are looking for:*


require self-service on-demand connectivity


want to easily switch providers & negotiate price


say sustainability important to their IT strategy

Global Fabric: An evolutionary leap in networks 

We've invested our expertise and resources into driving a transformational shift in networking. The result is Global Fabric.

  • a fully programmable, transformational platform
  • covering 92% of our customers' network location needs
  • optimised global footprint combined with our best available internet and private networks
  • end-to-end SLA-backed robust connectivity.


The Key benefits of Global Fabric


Why choose Global Fabric with BT?

At BT, we're making a substantial investment in developing technology that will be more responsible and sustainable.**

Global reach and scale

We serve customers in over 180 countries, with access to over 700 data centres, satisfying their data and application requirements from a performances, security, and regulatory perspective

Resilient performance

Our resilient, high bandwidth, global core network, has a dense metro PoP architecture to maintain network performance even under failure

Greater TCO control

There's no contract lock and a PAYG model, so bandwidth and costs can be managed according to your business needs, and network designs optimised to avoid egress bill shock

Digital connectivity control

We provide choice, flexibility and control, from DIY to fully managed with real time in-life performance visibility

Outstanding security

We have the breadth and experience of capability to secure how our customers use the multi-cloud, with no compromise on performance

Pre-integrated ecosystem

With our extensive hyperscaler partnerships and peering agreements, we help you simplify your supply chain and network management

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