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Score a 'Try' for Your Business with Rory Underwood, BT and Nortel Networks

  • 15 August, 2003 10:11

<p>August 14, 2003</p>
<p>LONDON – BT and Nortel Networks* [NYSE/TSX: NT] will showcase the benefits of ‘converting’ to a single network for voice and data communications to business leaders at the Nortel Networks/BT Convergent Solutions road show at Twickenham Rugby Centre on Tuesday, September 2, 2003.
Former England rugby international Rory Underwood will participate, and attendees will be eligible to take part in a drawing for a 10-day, all expenses paid holiday to Australia and New Zealand to see the Rugby World Cup Final in November 2003.
BT and Nortel Networks expect as many as 200 business leaders to attend the show, which will focus on solutions for achieving greater business productivity and improved cost management for finance, retail, education, health and other enterprises large and small.
The day will be filled with opportunities to learn about the payback in business agility and cost efficiency to be gained from convergence, and the benefits of working with BT and Nortel Networks. Attendees will be able to choose from a variety of seminars based on specific business requirements, including:
21st Century Communications: IP telephony and the LAN – A look at new business applications enabled by convergence
Improving Customer Value through Multimedia Contact Centres – How convergence unlocks value in customer relationships
Mobility and Flexible Working, liberating your business – A look at how companies can achieve greater efficiency by providing the ability to operate in multiple locations, free of the constraints of geography
Secure Corporate Networking – How convergence technologies can be secured in order to protect your business
Business Continuity – How to get a business ‘up and running’ again in the event of disaster, including re-routing of communications, mobile offices and alternative fully-kitted out offices that deliver a ‘business as usual’ service to your customers.
Throughout the day, attendees will be able to visit the ‘Convergence Showcase,’ which will have interactive demonstrations of all solutions highlighted in the seminars.
Case studies will offer practical insight into harnessing information communications technology (ICT) to solve real business issues. At Twickenham George Walker &amp; Co. will talk about the business benefits it has gained from implementing convergence solutions.
Nortel Networks offers world-class communications technology and infrastructure, which is enabled by BT’s proven ability to implement, integrate and build new convergent ICT solutions that deliver business payback. Businesses that work with BT and Nortel Networks have access to a complete portfolio of solutions from IP telephony, multimedia contact centres and mobility to secure corporate networking and business continuity.
BT and Nortel Networks have already hosted the business community based in the North of England at Headingley, and most recently welcomed Scottish business leaders to Murrayfield Rugby Football Stadium.
To register, contact BT and Nortel Networks at
Convergent Solutions is a BT business providing workplace communications solutions for voice and data applications. BT CS serves the needs of every business, from teleworkers to large corporations. Convergent Solutions is one of the industry leaders in delivering convergent communications solutions that support both voice and data applications that have traditionally been provided by separate platforms. All of this is backed up with a comprehensive range of value add services to help businesses run their systems efficiently.
Nortel Networks is an industry leader and innovator focused on transforming how the world communicates and exchanges information. The Company is supplying its service provider and enterprise customers with communications technology and infrastructure to enable value-added IP data, voice and multimedia services spanning Wireless Networks, Wireline Networks, Enterprise Networks, and Optical Networks. As a global Company, Nortel Networks does business in more than 150 countries. More information about Nortel Networks can be found on the Web at
*Nortel Networks, the Nortel Networks logo and the Globemark are trademarks of Nortel Networks.</p>
<p>For more information:</p>
<p>Rachel Harris
Nortel Networks
02 8870 5625</p>
<p>Hannah Watterson
Watterson Marketing Communications
02 9437 6122</p>

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