TCS Launches Enterprise 5G Edge Suite with Microsoft Azure to Help Reimagine Customer Experience
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), on Thursday, announced the launch of its Enterprise 5G Edge suite of solutions with Microsoft Azure private mobile edge computing (private MEC). The TCS suite combines complete capabilities to assist organizations in designing, integrating, implementing, and operating a 5G edge ecosystem utilizing the Azure private MEC solution, allowing them to take advantage of edge computing benefits for 5G applications.
“Innovations in the area of 5G and Edge Computing will enable enterprises to transform into real-time, resilient and adaptable businesses. We are delighted to launch the TCS Enterprise 5G Edge suite, which allows enterprises to exploit Microsoft’s private MEC ecosystem and provides the lifecycle capabilities required for applications and smart devices to take advantage of private 5G networks,”Kamal Bhadada, Business Group Head, Communications, Media and Information Services, TCS
The new suite serves various industry verticals, bringing together enterprise assessment toolkits for edge and 5G readiness, and edge-native solutions ranging from industrial automation, quality detection, loss prevention, real-time video surveillance, autonomous vehicle management, digital farming, remote field assistance, smart factories, assisted living, immersive experiences with virtual and augmented reality, and more.
TCS applications are combined with the Azure private MEC solution in the Enterprise 5G Edge suite to help enterprises gain newfound intelligence at the edge, resulting in new network-aware and responsive application capabilities. TCS’ IP-enabled automation-driven designs, AI-based modelling and simulations, zero-touch provisioning and operation of enterprise 5G edge ecosystems, and the new edge platform, securely linked with enterprise infrastructure, are all included in the solution.
“TCS’ new Enterprise 5G Edge suite, in collaboration with Azure private MEC, helps rapidly deploy private 5G networks and develop new applications for enterprises. We look forward to working with TCS on these opportunities,”Shriraj Gaglani, General Manager, Microsoft Azure for Operators
Microsoft Azure private MEC integrates the Azure Private 5G Core running on Azure Stack Edge with additional network functions, applications, and edge-optimized Azure IoT services to provide a broad range of high-performance, ultra-low latency solutions that address organisations’ modern business needs.
The tech giant will bring the Microsoft Azure technology products in its Pace Ports™, a global network of co-innovation hubs that bring together a collaborative ecosystem of startups, technology partners, and academia, to spur innovation, enabling enterprises to embrace digital transformation and culture of accelerated innovation for better outcomes. TCS recently won the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Azure Intelligent Cloud in France, the Dynamics 365 Field Service in the U.S.