AT&T Establishes Strategic Partnership with AWS for Cloud Competitiveness

Partnership with Amazon would privileged AT&T clients to use AWS Cloud in a variety of ways, included big data, secure networking, and connect devices.

aws-and-attGreatResponder.com Telecommunication giant AT&T announced a partnership with cloud computing giant Amazon on Thursday. The terms and conditions of the deal were not disclosed to the media, but a news released from AT&T said, the company used Amazon cloud computing based web-services on their multiple devices the services including secure networking, big data and devices and more.

AT&T’s NetBond method has a crucial role in the deal with Amazon, NetBond provides a secure way using virtual private network to connect or bond with any cloud provider of your choice. The AT&T network nearly connected around 29 million devices in the world wide, and now those devices are managed and controlled by AWS Cloud IoT services.

Terry Wise, Vice President of World Wide Partner Ecosystem and Amazon Web Services, Inc, said, “Customers of all sizes are quickly migrating to the AWS Cloud to reduce their data center footprint, become more agile and take advantage of innovation in areas such as IoT, Big Data and Analytics,” “Advanced connectivity and network solutions are critical to enabling our customers to get the most out of our services. We are excited to expand our alliance with AT&T and deliver new solutions designed to enable customers to accelerate their journey to the AWS Cloud.”

This partnership will focus on three most important business areas including: Business Cloud Networking, IoT – Internet of Things, Threat Management.

Firstly, AT&T’s NetBond has been a first choice of the customers since launched, because of high speed, highly secure network connection to use AWS cloud. NetBond has a recorded of fourfold growth connections and eightfold in the traffic since last year. AT&T and AWS are now working together to enhance end to end user visibility to secure high speed network connections throughout the Internet.

Secondly, AT&T and AWS will jointly introduce AT&T – IoT, attached various sensors and devices are pre-configured to share data on the AWS Cloud securely. AWS IoT, nearly connect to all devices in the world wide. There are some tools are introduced, namely AT&T starter kit and Data plans using this, customers able to build their own solution with AWS IoT and AT&T IoT.

Thirdly, both the companies are very serious about the security threats. They will work together with multiple tools, that are very effective and faster to detect and respond more efficiently.