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Vodafone Idea signs 5-year cloud and AI agreement with IBM

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Indian telecom company Vodafone Idea signs with IBMVodafone Idea Limited, the largest telecom operator in India, recently signed a five-year, multi-million-dollar agreement with IBM to modernize and consolidate its IT infrastructure.

Through the multi-year agreement with IBM, the Indian telecom company plans to use IBM hybrid cloud and multicloud services, plus analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) security capabilities, to better engage with customers.

The collaboration will also provide Vodafone Idea with a hybrid cloud-based digital platform to enable enhanced business efficiency, agility and scale, plus simplified business processes.

ZDNet explains: “In addition to better serving its 387 million customers, Vodafone is updating its infrastructure to realize the efficiencies of Vodafone India’s 2018 merger with Idea Cellular. Specifically, IBM will help it consolidate applications and infrastructure, including data centers, and disaster recovery centers. Solutions deployed by Vodafone India Limited and Idea Cellular Limited earlier will be merged and their big data capabilities will be enhanced.”

Read more in the full story from ZDNet.

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