Wipro to launch 5G edge services solutions suite

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Bangalore : Indian technology major Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) on Thursday announced that it will launch its 5G edge services solutions suite. The solutions suite to be provided by Wipro is built with IBM TRIRIGA and IBM Edge Application Manager. Wipro will engage with clients to implement the UniversalEdge solutions suite that leverages 5G network capabilities.

The edge-compute-enabled offering allows communications service providers and mobile tower operators to deploy their applications into dispersed edge devices. The advanced artificial intelligence and cloud-based services address the challenges of edge computing. It provides real-time visibility and data insights that help enable holistic management of edge infrastructure for mission critical applications in manufacturing, transport, healthcare, oil & gas and retail industries among others.

This solution is designed to offer Wipro customers better data control, reduced costs, faster insights and actions, and more automated, secured operations. A key module of the solution, primarily for the telecom ecosystem, provides a complete application suite to enable a secured gig economy around 5G-related services.

The 5G edge services solutions suite integrates various edge computing solutions from IBM. The two companies recently announced a collaboration to develop hybrid cloud offerings to help businesses migrate, manage and transform mission-critical workloads across public or private cloud and on-premises IT environments. The recently launched Wipro IBM Novus Lounge has been designed to accelerate client innovation and bring such industry-ready solutions from public and private clouds to the edge.

“The convergence of 5G and edge computing is set to spark new levels of innovation, and this in turn will fuel a broad ecosystem of providers to co-create for a growing set of edge opportunities. We are excited about the value that Wipro can bring to their clients that require Universal Edge solutions to help extend their enterprise to compute at the edge” Evaristus Mainsah, General Manager, Cloud, Cloud Pak and Edge Ecosystem, IBM said.

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