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BT stitches metro edge connectivity and computing into Global Fabric service

December 1, 2023


BT has started to roll-out its global network-as-a-service (NaaS) offer in carrier neutral metro-edge cloud facilities (CNFs) around the world. The service, offered as Global Fabric, was announced in October; the UK-based telecoms group has since expanded a deal with US real estate investment trust Digital Realty, through which it offers neutral-host data centre facilities, to offer a bundled global edge connectivity-and-computing service.

The concept behind BT’s Global Fabric service is to stitch together more-local edge cloud and network services for global enterprises, to ‘shop’ for lower-latency compute services via local telecoms operator and data centre partners.

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