International Business Machines Corp became the newest U.S. technology company to unveil a cloud platform that will be directed by telecom operators who are planning and organizing 5G. They signed up Nokia and Samsung as their partners.
They are launching a cloud platform that uses software as an alternative to the physical equipment that can perform network functions. It will help many telecom operators to build and launch those 5G networks faster. Also, it can reduce costs and help you sell customized services to your respective business clients.
The U.S. government is mostly continuously pushing the U.S. companies to get more occupied with 5G – a technology. 5G promises to facilitate everything from remote surgery to self-driving cars and more advanced manufacturing.
Amazon and Microsoft have launched their own respective cloud platforms, and its primary target will be telecom operators. According to Howard Boville, the senior vice president of Hybrid Cloud told Reuters that this is meant for collaboration and not for competition. This will help the customers consume from more than one cloud service provider; it doesn’t matter if it’s Microsoft or Amazon.
He added that International Business Machine Corp (IBM) will cater the services to its telecom partners will supply services to its telecom partners so that they can effortlessly run their networks and also, they will assist them in selling customized products to their customers.
International Business Machines Corp, which is under its new Chief Executive Arvind Krishna now. Such a 109-year-old company is getting split into two public companies so that they can focus on the high-margin cloud computing business.
Before Krishna became CEO in April, he led IBM’s cloud business, and he was the critical mind and engineer behind its $34 billion procurement of cloud company Red Hat the previous year.
International Business Machines Corp’s cloud for telecom is structured and built using the technology which is gained from Red Hat and has also signed up 35 new partners, which also includes network equipment suppliers and software sellers to build an ecosystem.
This pandemic has been the biggest nightmare for many companies, including the telecom sectors which have faced a major setback during this financial year. For the digital revolution, there has been an enormous upscale to this approach.