Nokia, a Finnish telecommunications equipment maker, announced on Wednesday a five-year strategic alliance with Google for US giants to operate data centers and servers, and numerous software applications through the latter Google Cloud.
The Finnish group said in a statement that the partnership, which will be brought about as 5G services are rolled out across Europe, aims to “transform Nokia’s digital infrastructure” and demonstrate an operational shift to a cloud-first IT strategy. And.
“This agreement reduces real estate footprint, hardware energy consumption, and hardware capacity purchase needs, and is expected to promote meaningful operational efficiency and cost savings over time.” Nokia says.
This agreement (financial terms not disclosed) is the latest in such a large-scale cloud computing partnership between European carriers and US giants.
Google Cloud has already signed a contract with French car maker Renault and telecommunications provider Orange, Amazon Web Services has a contract with Volkswagen, and Microsoft has a contract with the French Ministry of Health.
These arrangements are the “Gaia X” project announced by the French and German governments last June to enable the continent to cover its unique needs for data security if the United States and China are fully involved. Announced to create a custom European infrastructure. -A blown trade war.
Nokia and its major rivals Ericsson and Huawei occupy about 80% of the commercial 5G global network.
Huawei in China is also considered to be at the forefront in deploying technology for next-generation connectivity, but in fear of what China could do, Europe and the United States imposed on suspicion of security reservations There are many restrictions in the United States. Spy mobile data.
Nokia nods Google to IT infrastructure
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