Predictive analytics 5G edge computing for IoT
Verizon Business and Atos have announced an industry-leading partnership to power intelligent IoT systems with private 5G multi-access edge computing for businesses, government and communities worldwide. The 5G edge solution will transform the way companies can leverage predictive analytics, allowing them to improve operational efficiency, mitigate risk and increase revenue.
Combining the expertise of Verizon and Atos, organizations will be able to create immersive digital experiences that fully exercise 5G environments on the edge of their networks, representing the next breakthrough in business value. The Verizon-Atos solution provides an end-to-end architecture that includes hardware, 5G, application and automation, field services and service desk support. The joint effort cost effectively overcomes scalability and latency challenges.
Verizon will implement the Atos Computer Vision platform in their private 5G multi-access edge computing as part of the joint offering for enterprises, providing ready-to-deploy business use cases in various industries. The Atos platform plays a role in bringing key capabilities in AI-powered video analytics to mission critical environments. Verizon’s use of Atos’ BullSequana Edge servers will strengthen its 5G edge offers and will unlock new use cases, advancements of network security, connectivity and data management.
The collaboration will focus on large scale, cloud and AI-powered data analytics to help businesses operate more efficiently. In one of the use cases, the platform will analyze 180 billion data points every hour. Using this system, the engineers and operators will be able to pinpoint exactly when and where operation downtime is predicted, up to 30 days in advance. Further, key metrics and trends will lead to operational efficiency and remove points of failure over time. These insights can come from a localized part of the system and can be applied across a global landscape.
“This new, joint solution will provide enterprise customers with an unprecedented level of insight into their operations. We know the future will be built on our leading 5G network, and today’s announcement is another example of how our products and systems are having a genuine impact on business efficiency and revenue today,” said Tami Erwin, CEO, Verizon Business.
“This industry-leading partnership exemplifies how we will innovate the 5G marketplace to the benefit of new and exciting user experiences for both business and consumers alike,” said Jean-Philippe Poirault, Head of Telecom, Media and Technology, Atos.
The scalable solution is available to customers across a variety of industries, including transport, industrials, logistics and manufacturing , and highlights the impact that secure, multi-access edge computing can have on an organizations’ bottom-line.
Through this partnership, Atos and Verizon have positioned themselves as trusted 5G partners for enterprise clients across all sectors.