“British Petroleum International Limited” is one of the biggest British Companies from Petroleum sector has joined hands with HP Enterprise Services UK Limited for outsourcing services agreement having worth of $400 million. HP Enterprise Services UK Limited will be responsible to providing consistent global data center services which enable British Petroleum to standardize and consolidate its hosting services and will also take advantage of innovations such as cloud computing, according to the agreement.
According to the S. Deasy, Group Vice President and Chief Information Officer of British Petroleum:
By establishing a standardized global operating model, BP will realize immediate cost reductions, improved consistency of service and be well positioned to utilize emerging technologies.
At the same time, Mike Nefkens who is the Senior Vice President and General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, HP Enterprise Services said that:
A consistent and standardized data center environment enables companies like BP to navigate the many challenges of global operations in the oil and gas industry. HP’s flexible computing capabilities and service excellence can help companies like BP to build an Instant-On Enterprise, in which technology is embedded in everything it does, while achieving their strategic goals.
Under the press release, Data center support services will be provided onsite and from HP Best Shore global delivery centers in India. HP’s Best Shore model blends the power of the HP technology portfolio with global delivery expertise to give clients greater flexibility and cost efficiency while minimizing risks. We would like to wish both the parties "’best of luck’ for the future.
Via [HP UK Newsroom]