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Clarins group entrusts BT with global network services

European leader in skin care products chooses BT for worldwide network services and hosting of critical applications 

BT today announced a global managed networked IT services contract with Clarins Group, the European leader in design, manufacture and selling of premium skin care products. This contract covers the transformation of 

Clarins’ global IT infrastructure and the improvement in the management of its critical applications. 

Under the terms of this contract BT will deploy a range of solutions from: 
• BT Connect for the implementation of a scalable network backbone connecting all Clarins Group subsidiaries; 
• BT Compute for the hosting in France of the group information system and the implementation of a Disaster Recovery Plan; 
• BT Assure for the worldwide management of Internet security. 

Corrado Sciolla, CEO of BT France, said: “For Clarins Group, technology is seen as a key business transformation enabler and we are proud to have been chosen as its global partner for its network and IT needs. This new contract illustrates our ability to broaden our activity for large enterprises in France, combining our global sector expertise with strong local capabilities to deliver network and IT services to many of the world’s best known multinational companies.” 

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About Clarins 
Clarins Group is a private cosmetics group with a brand portfolio that includes Clarins - the #1 high-end skin care brand in Europe-, My Blend, Kibio and the world famous prestige fragrance brands, Thierry Mugler and Azzaro. 
The group operates worldwide through a network of 22 subsidiaries and more than 150 local distributors. 
The keys for this success? A philosophy based on listening, innovation and respect shared by all the brands of the Group. An enterprise investing in the long term support of charitable organizations protecting health, nature and childhood. More than 6.500 people sharing together the willingness to “Do better, Do more and Loving to do it”. 


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