Microsoft and AT&T to integrate first 5G on cloud

ATT and microsoft 5g cloud

Microsoft and AT&T are integrating 5G on cloud to enable availability of next generation solution on the edge.

Software and telecom giants AT&T and Microsoft are teaming up for the development and integration of 5G on Microsoft cloud on the edge computing solutions for driving enterprise capabilities around the world. Both companies are looking to create select preview availability of Microsoft Network Edge Compute (NEC) technology which will then opens doors for Microsoft Azure cloud service between AT&T edge location neat its customers.

Microsoft and AT&T to integrate the world’s first 5G mm wave browsing session on commercial 5G devices for Manufacturing, Healthcare and entertainment sector as AT&T is striving to prove itself as a leading company in deployment of 5G network. AT&T also deployed its first 400 gigabit(gb) connection between two cities of US which supports gaming and video.

Mo Katibeh, Chief Marketing Officer, AT&T Business said “The first smartphones on 3G networks introduced the idea of mobile apps over a decade ago. A few years later, 4G LTE made it feasible to connect those devices faster to cloud applications to stream videos, hail rides, and broadcast content to the world,” said Mo Katibeh, EVP and chief marketing officer, AT&T Business. With our 5G and edge computing, AT&T is collaborating uniquely with Microsoft to marry their cloud capabilities with our network to create lower latency between the device and the cloud that will unlock new, future scenarios for consumers and businesses. We’ve said all year developers and businesses will be the early 5G adopters, and this puts both at the forefront of this revolution.”

“We are helping AT&T light up a wide range of unique solutions powered by Microsoft’s cloud, both for its business and our mutual customers in a secure and trusted way,” said Corey Sanders, corporate vice president, Microsoft Solutions. “The collaboration reaches across AT&T, bringing the hyperscale of Microsoft Azure together with AT&T’s network to innovate with 5G and edge computing across every industry.”


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