DXC Technology, a global technology services company, and Nokia recently announced DXC Signal Private LTE and 5G is available. The managed secure private wireless network and digitalization platform solution is designed to help industrial enterprises digitally transform their operations.
In this global, strategic partnership, the two companies have committed to providing world-class private wireless networking solutions that will move organizations into the future. Together, DXC and Nokia offer companies a powerful solution to organizations that require high-bandwidth, low-latency wireless networks to support increased automation, enhanced flexibility, operational technology (OT) data processing and privacy needs.
DXC Signal Private LTE and 5G is designed to meet the growing demand for private wireless networks in key market segments, including manufacturing, energy, healthcare, supply chain and logistics, transportation and education. This solution integrates Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) and Nokia MX Industrial Edge (MXIE) with DXC Platform X™ to provide enterprises with the newest monitoring and analytics capabilities, enhanced security and seamless connectivity.
“Over the past year, DXC’s Signal Private LTE and 5G managed service, has deployed a significant number of networks across diverse customer environments,” said Brian Miller, global lead, applications, DXC Technology. “Our customers are partnering with DXC in unlocking the full potential of private wireless networks to drive their digital transformations in environments where traditional networks can’t scale. Our partnership with Nokia allows us to deliver an innovative and future-proof solution, empowering our customers to achieve greater operational efficiency, IT and OT convergence, and maintain robust data privacy.”
The combination of DXC’s global reach and expertise in managed services and Nokia’s industry leading end-to-end private wireless networking and digitalization platform capabilities has allowed the solution to gain momentum with joint customer activity in several industries. Oil and gas, manufacturing and logistics are among those sectors. Additionally, DXC Signal Private LTE and 5G has six end-customer wins to date, and a growing joint pipeline, the company said.
The DXC Signal Private LTE and 5G solution offers a comprehensive hardware and software package, including RAN, core, OT-grade edge, CBRS and other dedicated spectrum. The solution also provides a fully integrated network plan through a DXC managed services model.
Additionally, the DXC Signal Private LTE and 5G solution integrates with Nokia MXIE, an OT on-premises edge. Nokia MXIE provides an ecosystem neutral offering of key industry applications to help accelerate Industry 4.0 transformation.
A modern network operations center (NOC) powered by integrated AI and DXC Platform X sits at the heart of the solution, the companies said. This partnership looks to provide state-of-the-art monitoring and management capabilities for customers’ private wireless networks.
“We at Nokia believe building out a robust partner ecosystem is essential for enterprises to fully embrace Industry 4.0,” said Raghav Sahgal, president of Cloud and Network Services. “Our go-to-market partnership with global system integrator DXC will be key to helping enterprises succeed in the digital economy by combining our strengths in sector knowledge and extensive technical and network experience. Together, we’re delivering a scalable, global solution that meets the demanding wireless connectivity and OT data processing needs of today’s asset-intensive industries, while providing a foundation for future innovation.”