Kyndryl and Nokia Announce Global Alliance for Network and Edge Computing
The partners will focus on flexible, reliable and secure LTE and 5G private wireless connectivity services for enterprise customers, including Dow Inc.
Private wireless network delivers lower latency, higher bandwidth, faster speeds and greater capacity to drive digital transformation and accelerate Industry 4.0
February 17, 2022
Hope, Finland and NEW YORK – Nokia and Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) today announced a global networking and edge computing alliance to help enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations with reliable and secure premium LTE and 5G private wireless networks. industrial.
The partnership builds on a successful private wireless connectivity project that resulted in an innovative solution combining the Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) application platform with consultancy, design, implementation and management of Kyndryl. The solution is designed to support the shift to Industry 4.0, which is transforming the way companies manufacture and distribute their products by interacting with IoT, cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and others advances in their environments and operations.
The collaboration has already resulted in real-world private LTE and 5G deployments and several proof-of-concept (PoC) applications for Dow Inc. to support Industry 4.0-enabled worker safety and collaboration, asset tracking and other capabilities with a plan it plans to expand and deploy its sites worldwide.
Kyndryl and Nokia share the vision that private wireless networking over LTE and 5G will enable new levels of operational flexibility and adaptability across a wide range of asset-intensive industries, with manufacturing being the primary segment. Steps.
“As businesses across industries seek new ways to digitally transform their operations, 5G and edge computing are growing so they can harness the promise of these emerging technologies,” noted Paul Savillglobal leader in network and edge practice calculateIng for Kyndryl. “By collaborating with Nokia, we are taking another step forward in helping our customers unlock the power of LTE and 5G through a secure and private environment that helps them deliver cutting-edge, tailored enterprise-grade solutions that drive new value to their bottom line and next generation customer experiences.”
By collaborating to deliver solutions on LTE and 5G standards, Kyndryl and Nokia are addressing market opportunities that already utilize the strong industry ecosystem available now with LTE, while paving the way for significant 5G enhancements in future 3GPP releases. , with existing Nokia DAC 5G support. off-the-shelf private wireless solutions.
Chris Johnson, to manage Global Enterprise Business at Nokia, noted“By combining Kyndryl’s world-class expertise and global reach with Nokia’s industry-leading private and industrial wireless computing solutions, we will enable even more organizations to transform their operations, accelerate their digitalization journey and to reap the benefits of Industry 4.0.”
Nokia DAC is a digitization services platform delivering high-performance, industrial-grade private wireless connectivity and edge computing, strengthening the company’s global footprint, industry expertise and end-to-end customer solutions – from ideation to implementation and management.
Kyndryl and Nokia also plan to explore and develop new integrated solutions and services for Edge Cloud, IP Network, Optical, Fixed Access, 4G and 5G Core and Network Operations software technologies that can meet the growing demand for wireless services. industrial grade reviews. networking to leverage the transformational benefits of digitalization and automation.
Asset-intensive industries are adopting intelligent, autonomous systems powered by data and machine learning to improve agility, productivity, and efficiency. In particular, private wireless connectivity is a key enabler for adding new data sources and layers of analysis, for real-time process management, and for facilitating use cases of automation, robotics, AI, augmented and virtual reality.
About Nokia Private Wireless
With more than 420 large enterprise private wireless customers, Nokia was recently named the market leader in private wireless by analyst firm GlobalData. Nokia customers span manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, energy and utilities, transportation and smart cities, enabling them to take advantage of super-fast data transfer speeds, low latency, data insights, and encryption that protects sensitive information.
Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest provider of IT infrastructure services. The company designs, builds, manages and modernizes the complex and critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl’s nearly 90,000 employees serve more than 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.
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