NEW DELHI: Nokia has entered into strategic partnerships with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica to create IT infrastructure and workplace environment.
With the new cloud-based architecture in place, Nokia for superior quality, greater agility and faster introduction of new IT services. The revamped IT infrastructure will facilitate next generation software development, collaboration and service delivery.
In the future, the company’s global delivery centers will migrate to a cloud-based architecture using the most advanced data center technology and automated delivery solutions for computing and storage.
As part of the partnership, HP will provide a wide array of IT services, including enterprise cloud computing based on HP Helion managed private cloud, as well collaboration, connectivity, workplace and network services.
Microsoft will be the enabler for transferring IT services to the cloud (Office 365 and Microsoft Azure), and supporting Nokia in the adoption of new social and collaboration capabilities.
Telefonica will deliver telecom services, such as Wide Area Network (WAN) Internet access, and unified communication platform including: fixed voice, video and meeting services
The whole transformation is planned to be completed during the first quarter of 2017.
“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,” said Manfred Immitzer, CIO, Nokia Networks.