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Amritsar, NFAPost: Wipro Ltd today announced that it will launch its 5G edge services solutions suite, which is built with IBM TRITIGA and IBM Edge Application Manager.

The company will engage with clients to implement the Universal Edge solutions suite that leverages 5G network capabilities, it said in a statement.

The 5G edge services solutions suite is designed to significantly enhance Wipro’s existing BoundayLess Enterprise Universal Edge portfolio, the Bengaluru-based tech giant said.

“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,” the company said.

It further provides real-time visibility and data insights that help enable holistic management of edge infrastructure for mission critical applications in manufacturing, transport, healthcare, oil and gas, and retail industries, among others, Wipro said.

The company said that this solution is designed to offer its 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 company added.

“Our strong telecommunication domain capabilities coupled with leadership in cloud & infrastructure lifecycle and investment in the Wipro IBM Novus Lounge equips us well to deliver these industry-specific solutions. We are confident that this will enable efficient deployment and management of infrastructure with 5G and Edge for our customers in the telecommunications, manufacturing, oil & gas and retail industries,” Wipro Chief  Technology Officer, K.R. Sanjiv was quoted in the statement.

Wipro is joining the IBM Edge Ecosystem, an initiative to help partners implement open standards-based cloud native solutions that can be deployed and autonomously manage edge applications at large scale, the company said.

Wipro’s solutions combined with IBM Edge Application Manager and TRIRIGA is expected to address a range of concerns related to deploying and managing globally distributed services on devices, private edges and telecom operator’s Multi Access Edges, it added.

“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.” said Evaristus Mainsah, General Manager, Cloud, Cloud Park and Edge Ecosystem, IBM.

IBM and Wipro had 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.

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