May 30, 2018

AT&T partners with Google Cloud for ‘Partner Interconnect’

The alliance seeks to allow business customers to move workloads across multiple cloud environments without accessing the public internet.

Tech giants

Tech giants AT&T and Google Cloud have come together in a bid to help business customers migrate their workloads across various cloud environments. With this alliance, AT&T will integrate their ‘NetBond for Cloud’ with Google Cloud’s ‘Partner Interconnect’, to facilitate secure connectivity and collaboration for customers.

According to AT&T, Google’s Cloud Platform has been much coveted by enterprises of all sizes since it allows them to boost everyday work and productivity. They also claim that with Google’s wide network of data centers, connectivity is not much of an issue.

With this alliance, AT&T say that they will be able to help enterprises move their critical workloads to multiple cloud environments. They say that this alliance will make way for Google’s cloud-based product GSuite available to AT&T’s customers via AT&T Collaborate.

Speaking about the alliance, Roman Pacewicz, Chief Product Officer at AT&T Business, commented:

This collaboration with Google Cloud gives businesses access to a full suite of productivity tools and a highly secure, private network connection to the Google Cloud Platform. Together, Google Cloud and AT&T are helping businesses streamline productivity and connectivity in a simple, efficient way.

Google Cloud are equally excited about this deal. Explaining their delight, Paul Ferrand, President Global Customer Operations at Google Cloud. added:

AT&T provides organizations globally with secure, smart solutions, and our work to bring Google Cloud’s portfolio of products, services and tools to every layer of its customers’ business helps serve this mission.

Our alliance allows businesses to seamlessly communicate and collaborate from virtually anywhere and connect their networks to our highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure.