Nokia to collaborate with Microsoft in data centre software

A Nokia sign is seen at the company’s headquarters in Espoo, Finland, May 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

(Reuters) – Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia said on Tuesday it would collaborate with Microsoft  in the open source network operating system SONiC, which is used in the data centres of some of the largest cloud-service providers.

Nokia said it was making significant development investments in data centre networking.

Reporting by Tarmo Virki in Tallinn; editing by Jason Neely