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AT&T, IBM to Integrate Managed IT Service, Cloud Offerings

AT&T, IBM to Integrate Managed IT Service, Cloud Offerings - top government contractors - best government contracting event

alliance partnership connectAT&T and IBM have agreed to further their collaboration as they aim to help organizations manage information technology applications, networks and cloud computing workloads.

IBM said Thursday it will oversee AT&T’s managed application and managed hosting services and integrate the offerings into IBM’s cloud portfolio through the partnership.

Jon Summers, senior vice president of AT&T’s mobile and business solutions unit, said the companies have worked to build technologies over the past 20 years.

AT&T plans to continue to offer mobility, cloud networking and security services to customers as well as collaborate with IBM to develop integrated platforms.

As part of the agreement, IBM will use equipment and space at AT&T data centers that work with customers to manage their enterprise applications and host IT operations.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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