VNPT and Microsoft ink a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic cooperation in cloud computing, cyber security and smart city. (Photo: Nhan Dan)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and US-based Microsoft on July 7 inked a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic cooperation in cloud computing, cyber security and smart city.

Accordingly, Microsoft will help the state-owned firm develop and deliver cloud computing-based services and ensure cyber security.

It also assists VNPT in “smart city” project through Microsoft CityNext initiative to bring innovation to cities and provinces across Vietnam, including smart health services, smart transportation, smart tourism and smart e-government.

The two companies will together develop annual plans for cooperation and establish a working group to implement the agreed plans.-VNA