The Top 10 Tech Partnerships Of 2016

Google And Intel

Google and Intel announced they would work more closely together to make certain technology integrations work well to boost market development of the Internet of Things and enterprise cloud adoption.

The companies said the alliance would explore technology solutions for enterprise customers in the areas of Kubernetes (Google's container orchestration technology), machine learning, IoT and security, combining Google Cloud software capabilities with Intel’s advanced hardware.

That's a powerful combo and several massively important areas for enterprises, as they take on digital transformations, and for solution providers, which aim to help those enterprises transform more quickly and effectively.