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AT&T teams up with Microsoft on cloud, edge, AI, 5G

July 17, 2019


On the heels of a cloud announcement with IBM a day ago, AT&T announced a broad cloud alliance with Microsoft on Wednesday that includes AI and 5G.

As two industry heavyweights, Microsoft and AT&T’s partnership will ripple across the telecom industry by benefiting both companies’ customer bases and vendor partners.

The two companies’ multi-year alliance includes Microsoft being named as AT&T’s preferred cloud provider for non-network applications as part of the telco’s broader “public cloud first” strategy. Microsoft also will throw its support behind AT&T’s efforts to consolidate its data center infrastructure and operations.

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