The partnership seeks to provide telcos with open cloud and NFV infrastructure by leveraging Intel’s multi-level hardware options and Ericsson’s end-to-end software solutions.
Tech giants Intel and Ericsson have entered into a strategic partnership to create a common, managed and scalable 5G platform for all cloud workloads. With this partnership, telecom enterprises will be able to build, orchestrate and manage applications by leveraging the platform’s open cloud and NFV infrastructure.
According to Ericsson, telecom enterprises are looking to build cloud-based applications that can augment their networks. They say that with augmented networks, telecom enterprises can scale and successfully take their information from centralized data centers to the edge.
With NFV (Network Function Virtualization) technology and open cloud, Ericsson
As a part of the alliance, Intel
Industry experts claim that this move will further boost the cloud share of both enterprises in the telecom market. It will be interesting to see how the alliance takes form, following the partnership of Saudi Telecom with Oracle.