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Wipro and Nokia launch joint 5G private wireless solution

Tue 27 Feb 2024

Wipro and Nokia have announced a new joint venture to accelerate enterprise digital transformation through a secure 5G private wireless solution.

This solution aims to provide enterprises with real-time access to business insights and the capability to process vast amounts of data with minimal latency. By enabling an integrated private network environment, enterprises can improve performance management and security.

Jo Debecker, Global Head of Wipro FullStride Cloud, said: “We are proud to partner with Nokia to create a way for enterprises to leverage wireless private networks to digitise at speed and access real-time insights to realise their ambitions.”

The initial focus will be on serving customers within the manufacturing, energy, utilities, transportation, and sport entertainment industries, promising to enhance operational efficiencies through advanced AI-driven automation.

“In today’s digital world, data processing, accessibility and security are imperative. Traditional infrastructures are being stretched and performance is impacting business value and, in some cases, human lives through emerging areas such as remote-controlled robotic surgery,” added Debecker.

Driving Innovation and Security

Nokia contributes with its Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) and Modular Private Wireless (MPW) solutions, while Wipro offers strategic guidance through its 5G Def-i with Industry DOT and OTNxt platforms.

Stephan Litjens, Vice President of Enterprise Campus Edge Solutions, Nokia said: “Digital transformation is at the top of the enterprise agenda and enabling this is the driving force behind everything we do. This partnership with Wipro will unlock new capabilities to help businesses in various sectors experience enhanced connectivity and AI-driven operational efficiencies, ushering them to the forefront of innovation.”

This collaboration marks a significant step in Wipro Engineering Edge’s journey towards leading innovation in connectivity with next-generation technology, aiming to offer customers a holistic, secure business operation solution.

“The combined platforms will bond IT, OT and Nokia private network connectivity, offering an end-to-end secure business operation solution. Working in collaboration with Nokia, we are excited to further fuel innovation for our customers in the market,” said Lourdes Charles, Vice President of 5G Connectivity Services at Wipro Engineering Edge.

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