Viettel, Microsoft sign IT deal

(VOV) -Military Telecom Group (Viettel) and Microsoft recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide infrastructure and information technology services to Vietnam governmental agencies.

Viettel announced on October 2 that the two sides will cooperate in the platform of computing including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) which meet Vietnamese agencies’ demand.

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Viettel's Deputy General Director Tong Viet Trung said the contract will be implemented over the next two years.

Viettel and Microsoft will also provide other infrastructure services on the platform of cloud computing for Vietnamese costumers, he added.

Microsoft vice president Brad Smith said that her group will invite leading experts from Singapore and the US to join the programme, aimed at helping Vietnam become a successful IT and communications model in the world.