Tech Mahindra, Microsoft Collaborate To Deliver Cloud-powered 5G Core Network Modernisation For Telcos
This collaborative effort will facilitate 5G core network transformation, which will help telecom operators develop 5G core use cases and meet their customers’ growing technological (Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), IoT (Internet of Things), and edge computing) requirements
Tech Mahindra and Microsoft on Thursday announced a strategic collaboration to enable cloud-powered 5G core network modernisation for telecom operators globally.
This collaborative effort will facilitate 5G core network transformation, which will help telecom operators develop 5G core use cases and meet their customers’ growing technological (Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), IoT (Internet of Things), and edge computing) requirements. It will further enable them to modernize, optimise, and secure business operations and develop green networks with reduced costs and a faster time to market.
As a part of the collaboration, Tech Mahindra is slated to provide its talent expertise, solutions and managed services offerings like “Network Cloudification as a Service” and AIOps to telecom operators for their 5G Core networks. This will allow operators to deploy and manage their 5G Core networks and leverage the power of the cloud to deliver new and innovative services to their customers quickly and easily.
In a statement, CP Gurnani, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Tech Mahindra said, “Our collaboration with Microsoft will further strengthen our service portfolio by combining our deep expertise across the telecom industry with Microsoft Cloud. Further to this collaboration, Tech Mahindra and Microsoft will work together to help telecom operators simplify and transform their operations in order to build green and secure networks by leveraging the power of cloud technologies.”
Tech Mahindra will leverage the Microsoft cloud for its Sustainability solution iSustain to measure and monitor KPIs across all three aspects of E, S & G. iSustain will help operators address the challenge of measuring and reducing carbon emissions from the networks while meeting demands of the countless energy intense digital technologies, from AR / VR to IoT.
Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India said, “Azure provides operators with cloud solutions that enable them to create new revenue generating services and move existing services to the cloud. Through our collaboration with Tech Mahindra, Microsoft will further help telecos overcome challenges, drive innovation and build green and secured networks that provide seamless experiences by leveraging the power of Microsoft Cloud for Operators.”
Tech Mahindra will also enhance the security posture of the operator’s network and operations powered by SenTindra, a cloud-based virtual security operations center developed on Microsoft Sentinel.