Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) is strengthening its data center and cloud services by starting a Nokia Cloud Collaboration facility in Singapore. Another center will be started in Irving, Texas in next month, to be followed by another in Reading, UK. The hubs are deployment facilities where multivendor cloud services from design and strategy to delivery and execution are provided. They provide unique automation and tooling, and DevOps based cloud delivery and development.
The Nokia Cloud Collaboration facilities comprise a multivendor laboratory set-up with professionals co-located to assist operators visualize, execute and develop tailored use cases depending on their cloud plans. This international network of hubs offer support to operators to advance their transition to cloud. As per the update, the Cloud Collaboration facility is a development of the Cloud Design Center, started in 2016 in the U.K., which has already been presenting multivendor cloud offerings to operators internationally.
The Cloud Collaboration facilities are supported by a system of cloud delivery hubs for industrialized infrastructure delivery and staging. Nokia is even starting a new cloud delivery facility in India to support one in Hungary.
Nokia cloud solutions comprise integration to IT and virtual network function (VNF) applications, and hybrid cloud solutions. The hubs offer services for Nokia particular, open source and multivendor solutions. The robust partner ecosystem connected to the hubs allow Nokia to offer premium cloud solutions to fulfill the digital service provider requirements.
Deepak Harie, the Head of Systems Integration of Global Services at Nokia, reported that they are thrilled to report the first of their system of Cloud Collaboration Hubs. This exhibits the next phase of their cloud professional services platform. The Cloud Collaboration center model assists make services tangible, and supports operators’ move towards turning into digital service providers.
In the last trading session, the stock price of Nokia gained more than 3% to close the day at $4.96.