Public cloud provider and CSP partnerships: trends and analysis 1H 2023

31 August 2023 | Research

Joseph Attwood | Matt Small

Report | PPTX and PDF (7 slides) | Cloud Infrastructure Strategies| Data, AI and Development Platforms

"Google Cloud is the preferred partner for IT and network transformation deals while Microsoft is the preferred partner for B2B services deals."


Communications service providers (CSPs) continued to partner with public cloud providers (PCPs) in 1H 2023. These partnerships involve transforming CSPs’ IT estates, hosting CSPs’ 5G networks in the public cloud and CSPs reselling PCP’s B2B services.

Other topics covered 

  • Insights into PCP–CSP partnerships associated with IT transformation, network transformation and B2B cloud services
  • Insights into which IT transformation use cases are being targeted through PCP–CSP partnerships
  • Insights into the emergence of multi-domain deals in which a PCP contributes to simultaneously transforming multiple aspects of CSPs’ operations
  • Information about the partnerships involving direct connections between CSPs and PCPs

This report is based on our Public cloud provider and CSP partnership tracker.


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Joseph Attwood


Matt Small