Microsoft to acquire AT&T’s Network Cloud technology and talent

Microsoft and AT&T announced that the duo has formed a strategic alliance that provides a path for all of AT&T’s mobile network traffic to be managed using Microsoft Azure technologies. Microsoft also announced the acquisition of AT&T’s Network Cloud technology and talent to help operators increase competitive advantage. Bringing network workloads to Azure for Operators will enable AT&T to increase productivity and cost-efficiency. Microsoft will also gain access to AT&T’s intellectual property and technical expertise to grow its telecom offering, Azure for Operators. The tech giant is acquiring AT&T’s Network Cloud platform technology which AT&T’s 5G core network runs on. According to the announcement, AT&T’s Network Cloud platform engineering team wi...

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