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Microsoft sells cloud services to carriers to reduce its 5 G operating costs

via:新浪科技     time:2020/9/29 8:30:37     readed:57

According to reports, Microsoft Corp wants to sell more cloud services to major telecom companies so they can offer new products as wireless companies upgrade to 5g network standards.Microsoft Corp. is pushing operators to attend a meeting on Monday Azure, attended by Microsoft partner AT & T Inc.(AT).(Agencies


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Microsoft hopes to sell more products from two of its five telecom software providers, Metaswitch Networks and Affirmed Networks,, which it acquired this year to help operators run new wireless systems, in addition to gm's cloud computing services.

The fifth generation wireless network (5g) will eventually become the main network of commercial and consumer devices, which is expected to achieve faster data speed, faster response time, and be able to connect a series of electronic devices that have not been connected before. Microsoft hopes telecom operators can use its cloud services to support new 5g based products. Microsoft is second only to Amazon( Amazon.com Inc., the second largest vendor of cloud infrastructure. Microsoft says its cloud services can help suppliers save money in running applications, storing data and analyzing information from the network, because they don't have to invest in their own devices for these tasks.

Jason Jander (Jason Zander), executive vice president of Microsoft Azure, said :" We want to be able to help operators run their overall systems effectively. One of our goals is to help reduce the cost of operating these networks. In addition, we think there are exciting new business opportunities hidden here ."

According to people familiar with the matter at that time, Microsoft purchased conserved networks for us $1.35 billion in March this year, which can help telecom customers using 5g technology to build virtual networks. In May this year, Microsoft also agreed to acquire metaswitch, which sells high-performance cloud communications software to more than 750 network operators.

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