The five-year contract is valued at $20 million.
Under the agreement, BT will provide a comprehensive solution for all of CLSA's communication needs, delivered via an on-site project management team of IT and communications specialists.
Working with global support centers in India, Australia and the United Kingdom, the BT team will manage the migration of CLSA's existing networks to BT's global MPLS network, as well as the optimized delivery and assurance of CLSA's LAN, network security and remote access services and applications.
BT is also leveraging on its recent acquisition of Counterpane Internet Security Inc in order to provide a full range of security services to CLSA. This includes management of network security devices and regular penetration testing of critical networked IT assets, as well as the design and delivery of a comprehensive intrusion detection service.