Global technology services company NTT and AlefEdge, a provider of edge internet, have announced a collaboration in India to deliver the power of 5G based edge internet to application developers through AlefEdge’s Software-Defined Mobile Edge Platform.
As India gears up to leverage the immense potential of 5G technology, the partnership will boost the ability for enterprises to build edge applications that leverage and realize the value of virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, industry 4.0, IoT and gaming.
As per reports, the edge internet economy is poised to be worth $4.1 trillion by 2030 globally. This next generation of ultra-low latency and ultra-high-definition edge enhanced application services will enable innovation across multiple sectors.
NTT, with the industry’s most trusted strategic alliance partners across networking, hybrid infrastructure, enterprise, collaboration, and security applications will help implement, support, and manage these technologies. Together, as an ecosystem, the next generation of the internet where applications and networks live harmoniously will impact sectors ranging from telecom, manufacturing to media and entertainment.
“Edge computing technology offers the ability to craft creative solutions for advanced applications that need low latency and remote processing. Edge computing is the answer to the growing demand for cloud computation and storage to be much closer to where it is needed, and not only in central locations,” said Lux Rao, Senior Director – Solutions, NTT Ltd. (India).
Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Ganesh Sundaram, CEO and Founder of AlefEdge,said, “Organizations across the globe and in India have seen a massive growth in data, along with a dramatic evolution in technology, with more mobile users and new high bandwidth and real-time applications. By bringing data center technology closer to the user and by reducing the latency associated with transporting data across the backbone network, our partnership with NTT Ltd. can revolutionize everything ranging from IoT, digitization of commerce, social media, and the rapid growth in HD streaming.”
Modern businesses, communications, and user requirements are rapidly evolving, pushing the envelope of computing. NTT ‘s partnership with AlefEdge will offer a complete set of application building blocks upon which successful edge solutions can be developed.