AT&T Integrating 5G With Microsoft Cloud To Enable Next-Generation Solutions On The Edge
Microsoft News, November 26th, 2019
November 26, 2019,
Volume 260, Issue 4

5G and edge for gaming, drones, and more

Microsoft and AT&T are ramping up innovation in the early days of their strategic alliance announced in July. One area of focus is aimed at enabling new 5G, cloud and edge computing solutions to drive enterprise capabilities for companies around the world.

The companies are opening select preview availability for Network Edge Compute (NEC) technology, which weaves Microsoft Azure cloud services into AT&T network edge locations closer to customers. This means AT&T's software-defined and virtualized 5G core - what the company calls the Network Cloud - is now capable of delivering Azure services. NEC will initially be available for a limited set of select customers in Dallas. Next year, Los Angeles and Atlanta are targeted for select customer availability...

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