HCLTech teams with Intel, Mavenir to deliver critical 5G enterprise technology

Dec. 7, 2022
Private 5G networks stand to be a foundational technology in the evolution of industries such as manufacturing, healthcare and supply chain and logistics, especially when paired with IoT and other connected systems.

HCLTech has announced a new collaboration with Intel Corporation and Mavenir to develop and provide scalable private 5G network technology platforms for communication service providers (CSP) and broader cross-vertical enterprises.

Through the new collaboration, the companies say they plan to work closely on a wide and comprehensive range of projects and activities across enablement, go-to-market and sales acceleration disciplines, with the goal of delivering more 5G platforms to CSPs, IoT and enterprise verticals.

Working together, the companies said they will develop a cloud-native E2E architecture of an Intel Xeon processor-based 5G solution leveraging Mavenir RAN, Intel SmartEdge and HCLTech’s management, orchestration and automation services. The companies said they will also "create innovative use cases by investing in HCLTech’s Cloud-Native Labs to drive meaningful and impactful digital transformations to enterprises around the world."

The partners note that, on a global scale, 5G has quickly become one of the most important technologies for enterprises, reshaping how organizations across nearly all verticals do business. A summed up by a press release:

With ultra-low latency, enhanced control and flexibility, including network slicing and reduced hardware and cabling needs, among other features, 5G networks stand to be a foundational technology in the evolution of industries such as manufacturing, healthcare and supply chain and logistics, especially when paired with IoT and other connected systems.

As private 5G networks continue to develop, enterprises are unlocking exponential value from implementing cloud-forward solutions for their operations, and this partnership will ensure innovation is made readily available to current and future customers.

HCLTech: Prime solution owner

Per information in a press release, the three companies will work cross-functionally, leveraging each other’s unique skill sets to add new offerings and help generate greater value for enterprises. Leveraging both Intel and Mavenir's technical offerings and business expertise, HCLTech will serve as the prime solution owner through the ongoing collaboration.

In this role, HCLTech will jointly define and establish a program to manage and support activities for solution packaging, go-to-market enablement, sales campaign activities and sales and business reporting through a joint go-to-market program.

EXECUTIVE QUOTES

“There is currently a great need for scalable, reliable 5G solutions across nearly every enterprise and industry. This need represents a major opportunity to innovate and deliver solutions that will have a major impact on business operations and outcomes. We’re excited to begin this collaborative journey with Intel and Mavenir as we develop solutions to advance and uplevel the capabilities of enterprises across sectors and around the world.”

-- Kalyan Kumar, chief technology officer, HCLTech

“Mavenir is focused on delivering advanced network capabilities for enterprises, preparing them for a future powered by 5G and cloud-oriented technologies. Together with HCLTech and Intel, we are industry leaders across vital technology solutions and have the experience to execute this vision. This collaborative process marks a major milestone in our efforts, and we are proud to work together closely to deliver best-in-class, innovative 5G solutions.”

-- Pardeep Kohli, president and CEO, Mavenir

“Intel’s goal is to help enterprises across all vertical markets accelerate the design and deployment of 5G and private networks. This collaboration with HCLTech and Mavenir, which will utilize our proven technology, provides the industry with solutions that will help enterprises achieve the business outcomes they desire.”

-- Caroline Chan, VP and GM of Intel Network Business Incubator Division
About the Author

Matt Vincent | Senior Editor

Matt Vincent is a B2B technology journalist, editor and content producer with over 15 years of experience, specializing in the full range of media content production and management, as well as SEO and social media engagement best practices, for both Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and its website CablingInstall.com. He currently provides trade show, company, executive and field technology trend coverage for the ICT structured cabling, telecommunications networking, data center, IP physical security, and professional AV vertical market segments. Email: [email protected]

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