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Microsoft Azure Scoops up Metaswitch in Bid to Make Azure the Meta-5G Edge Cloud

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Microsoft Azure is making the solid bet that the dual acquisitions of Metaswitch and Affirmed Networks will strengthen the Azure portfolio in providing virtualized network software and voice/data/unified communications solutions aimed at operator 5G edge hybrid cloud demands, but must show its ongoing portfolio expansion will not scare off many potential CSP customers and supplier partners.

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Netcracker Showcases AWS Relation To Validate Cloud Benefits For CSP Clients

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By stepping up industry awareness of its established public cloud relations and portfolio expertise, Netcracker bolsters its ability to fulfill more CSP adoption of cloud platforms in order to catalyze their digital transformation journeys and spur their 5G deployments, especially by 2021. The move is a solid indicator of broader collaboration between cloud providers and telco software suppliers throughout 2020 including potential M&A activity.