back to article AT&T offloads a bunch of data centres for a billion bucks

AT&T has followed the emerging trend of carriers getting out of the data centre infrastructure business by offloading 31 colocation assets to Brookfield Infrastructure for US$1.1 billion. The US carrier announced the deal late last week and said the arrangement means the buyer will maintain the colocation business. The …

  1. Dan 55 Silver badge

    World is moving to cloudy data centre services

    AT&T has the closest data centres to the end customer.

    So AT&T gets get out of cloudy data centres. Makes perfect sense.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: World is moving to cloudy data centre services

      Why CAPEX when you can OPEX?

  2. tip pc Silver badge

    Maybe they are going for Software Defined DC's?

    1. Flakk


      Coffee meet keyboard.

  3. An nonymous Cowerd

    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

    but didnt American Telephone and Telegraph recently merge with the National Security Agency?, [according to wacky website the intercept ]

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