New Deal: Google becomes Nokia’s cloud infrastructure provider

New Deal: Google becomes Nokia’s cloud infrastructure provider

Networking equipment provider Nokia said it has signed a multiyear agreement to use Google as its cloud infrastructure provider. Nokia said it will migrate its global data centers and servers, as well as various software applications, onto Google Cloud infrastructure over an 18- to 24-month period. Nokia said the deal reflects the company’s operational shift toward a cloud-first IT strategy. The cloud move is also meant to help Nokia manage its digital operations and expand collaboration capabilities for its employees working remotely amid the pandemic, Nokia explained in statement. Under the…

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Nokia inks 5G deal as BT’s largest infrastructure partner

Nokia signs 5G deal with BT

Nokia has announced that it has extended its long-term strategic relationship with BT into the 5G arena. It said this came on the back of its selection as a 5G RAN vendor for the UK operator. As part of the deal which will make Nokia BT’s largest equipment provider, Nokia will provide equipment and services at BT radio sites across the UK, helping to evolve BT’s radio access network to 5G and supporting its goal of maintaining the UK’s best network. BT’s Nokia-powered network, which currently includes Greater London, the…

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