UK converged operator will use Synchronoss Personal Cloud™ platform
for free and subscription cloud storage services for customers
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2016--
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR), the leader in mobile cloud
innovation and software-based activation for mobile carriers,
enterprises, retailers and OEMs around the world, today announced that
BT Group Plc, the UK’s largest telecoms operator, will use the
Synchronoss Personal Cloud™ platform to power its cloud-based storage
service for customers.
The five-year transaction between the two companies will see BT update
their existing BT Cloud service to take full advantage of the innovative
new features and benefits provided by the Synchronoss
Personal Cloud platform in the UK, with the potential for other
global markets to follow. BT customers can securely back up, store,
synch and access their data from their laptops, tablets or PCs, and
smartphones to their own account in the cloud. Synchronoss technology
will update BT Cloud to provide significant new media playback
functionality, making it easier than ever for customers to access their
photos, music and videos from wherever they are.
The Synchronoss Personal Cloud technology is used by some of the world’s
leading operators including AT&T, Verizon, América Móvil, SFR and
Singtel, to offer subscribers a branded solution to automatically
back-up, synchronize, store and protect all their personal contacts,
content and data for accessing across a range of different devices.
The platform offers innovative services, including Group Spaces, which
is a dedicated space that allows users to easily share photos, documents
and files with specific friends, family or colleagues. Using the
Synchronoss framework, BT will also have an opportunity to present its
cloud users with customized notifications and/or contextual third party
offers designed to encourage subscribers to take specific actions (such
as the ability to order photo prints of stored photos directly from BT
Synchronoss’ easy-access API and SDK framework provides BT with the
opportunity to create products and services with third party providers
and merchants who can connect via the platform to BT’s cloud-using
“Our BT Cloud service makes it as easy as possible for customers to keep
their digital memories safe and unlocks their digital lives through
simple and fast access to their personal content”, said David McDonald,
Director of Broadband, BT. “We are pleased that our agreement with
Synchronoss will enable us to further evolve BT Cloud, bringing more new
and exciting features to our customers.”
“This is a significant win that underlines Synchronoss’ status as the
preferred provider of cloud services to major operators and endorses its
strategy to expand on a global basis,” said Bob Garcia, President and
COO, Synchronoss. “We are honored to be providing our Personal Cloud
platform solution to BT as an essential part of an operator’s service
strategy for engaging and retaining customers and adding meaningful
long-term value to its relationships with them.”
About Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
SNCR) is the mobile innovation leader that provides personal cloud
solutions and software-based activation for connected devices across the
globe. The company’s proven and scalable technology solutions allow
customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and
services that empower enterprises and consumers to live in a connected
world. For more information visit us at www.synchronoss.com.
The Synchronoss logo, Synchronoss and Synchronoss Integrated Life are
trademarks of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are
property of their respective owners.
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