Nokia recently announced that the company is teaming up with Microsoft, HP and Telefonica for the company. Nokia states that the company is partnering with Microsoft and others to develop and “exceptional” IT infrastructure. The company also stated, “With the new cloud-based architecture in place, the company will be in a unique position to harness the complete potential of IT and telecommunications operations for superior quality, greater agility and faster introduction of new IT services.”
Microsoft will be te the key enabler for transferring IT services to the cloud, thanks to its Office 365 and Microsoft Azure services. While HP will provide a wide range of IT services and Telefonica will provide telecom services for Nokia. The CIO of Nokia Networks, Manfred Immitzer, stated:
“This investment will further improve our infrastructure quality and agility. It will simplify the global network solution and provide a much better service experience and connectivity for the users – our employees. In partnership with other industry leaders, we have laid a solid foundation to profit from next-generation software and optimize our IT Infrastructure costs. This IT infrastructure renewal is the biggest and most impactful IT program we have initiated over the last years.”
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