Finnish kit maker Nokia and IBM’s former IT infrastructure arm Kyndryl have teamed up to go after the private networking and edge computing markets.
The two companies on Thursday announced a global deal that brings together Nokia’s Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) – its private cellular networking and edge compute platform – and Kyndryl’s portfolio of consulting, design, implementation and managed services.
The partners have already made a marquee signing in the form of US chemical giant Dow, which has deployed private LTE and 5G, as well as several proof-of-concept (PoC) applications spanning worker safety and collaboration, asset tracking and various other industry 4.0 use cases. Dow plans to use what it has learned as a blueprint for rolling out private cellular networking across its sites worldwide.
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