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NTT launches first globally available private 5G network-as-a-service platform

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Global technology and business solutions provider, NTT has announced the launch of NTT’s Private 5G platform (P5G), which is the first globally available private LTE/5G network-as-a-service platform. The new platform boasts a complete end-to-end stack of services that goes beyond the network, designed so NTT P5G can help Chief Information Officers and Chief Digital Officers leverage the benefits of private 5G to solve business problems and innovate to keep pace with the future of enterprise. 

“We will continue to invest in P5G as enterprise adoption evolves.”

Shahid Ahmed, NTT.

"Global enterprises are looking for a single private 5G solution to deploy across multiple countries. They need one truly private network, one point of accountability, one management platform, and one solution partner that eliminates all the major friction points across the entire global footprint of the enterprise,” said Shahid Ahmed, NTT Ltd. EVP New Ventures and Innovation. “Our NTT P5G offering supports many of the CXO requirements today, and we will continue to invest in P5G as enterprise adoption evolves.”

Advantages of private 5G 

Leveraging design thinking principles to integrate security, control and privacy by design, NTT P5G provides performance and cost benefits with a clear return on investment. Running on a cloud-native architecture, the platform can be delivered via cloud, on-premises, or at the edge. The platform is pre-integrated with leading network and software partners, allowing enterprises to secure, scale and segment their network flexibly. With patent-pending MicroSlicing technology, NTT P5G allows mission-critical apps to leverage the advantages of private 5G. 

NNT says that at the heart of their vision for private 5G networks is fuelling enterprise digital transformation with cloud-based economics and automation. The company is focused on driving the global acceleration of private 5G to meet the fast-evolving needs of enterprises across industries, including automotive, manufacturing, healthcare, and retail to create unprecedented alignment of data, connectivity, security, and communications. 

“Help CXOs solve critical business challenges.”

Javier Polit, Mondelēz International.

“As a key partner in our digital transformation journey, NTT has an impressive track record of building and supporting new technologies that help CXOs solve critical business challenges," said Javier Polit, Chief Information & Global Digital Services Officer of Mondelēz International. "NTT's unique approach to Private 5G offerings provides the kind of agility and insight that we will need to further accelerate our business," continued Polit.

Driving Digital Transformation 

“NTT P5G capabilities extend far beyond basic connectivity.”

Ghassan Abdo, IDC.

“The private 5G technology has the potential to fundamentally change the way enterprises drive digital transformation,” said Ghassan Abdo, Research Vice President from IDC. “NTT has a strong track record of focusing on breadth of service, and NTT P5G capabilities extend far beyond basic connectivity to offer a comprehensive suite of services geared toward important business outcomes.” 

“How a company collects, stores, and uses that data in real-time will be critical to success.”

Eric Clark, NTT.

Eric Clark, NTT Data Services North America Chief Digital and Strategy Officer said: “As data and mobility become more critical to business operations, 5G will enable enterprises to reinvent business operations. With faster speeds and more data, 5G will facilitate advances in artificial intelligence, automation, and IoT.” “How a company collects, stores, and uses that data in real-time will be critical to success, and NTT is well positioned to guide our clients on this journey,” Clark continued.

Rachael Sharpe

Rachael is a British journalist with 17 years experience in the publishing industry. Since launching www.digitalcameraworld.com, she’s been freelancing, and working for some of the world’s best-loved websites and magazines including T3.com and TechRadar.com and has also had a book, iPad for Photographers, published. A regular contributor at 5Gradar, Rachael is following the 5G market closely. Find out more at www.rachaelsharpe.com