NEW YORK, NY AND PARIS, FRANCE Verizon Business and Atos today announce a leading partnership to power intelligent IoT solutions with private 5G multi-access edge computing for businesses, governments and communities around the world. The 5G edge solution will change the way businesses can use predictive analytics, helping them improve operational efficiency, reduce risk and increase revenue.
By combining the expertise of Verizon and Atos, organizations can create immersive digital experiences that fully leverage 5G environments at the edge of their networks, marking the next breakthrough in business value. The Verizon-Atos solution offers an end-to-end architecture that includes hardware, 5G, application and automation, field service, and service desk support. The joint solution cost-effectively overcomes scalability and latency challenges.
Verizon will deploy the Atos Computer Vision platform in their private 5G multi-access edge computing as part of the joint enterprise solution, providing turnkey business use cases across industries. The Atos platform plays a role in bringing key capabilities in AI-powered video analytics to mission-critical environments. Verizon’s use of Atos’ BullSequana Edge servers will amplify its 5G edge offerings and unlock new use cases, improvements in network security, connectivity and data management.
The joint solution will focus on large-scale, cloud and AI-powered data analytics to help businesses operate more efficiently. In one use case, the platform will analyze 180 billion data points every hour. Using this system, technicians and operators can determine exactly when and where downtime is predicted up to 30 days in advance. Furthermore, key metrics and trends will lead to operational efficiencies and remove points of failure over time. These insights can come from a localized part of the system and can be applied in a global landscape.
“This new joint solution provides enterprise customers with an unprecedented level of visibility into their operations, and we are excited about the prospect of building on our existing partnership with Atos. We know the future will be built on our industry-leading 5G network, and today’s announcement is another example of how our products and solutions are making a real impact on today’s business efficiency and revenue,” said Tami Erwin, CEO of Verizon Business.
“We are proud to combine our uniquely positioned digital transformations in telecommunications and edge computing with Verizon Business’s reliable, high-performance 5G networks to revolutionize the way people live, work and play. This industry-leading partnership is an example of how we will innovate the 5G market to take advantage of new and exciting user experiences for both businesses and consumers,” said Jean-Philippe Poirault, Head of Telecom, Media and Technology, Atos.
Available to customers across industries – including transportation, industrial, logistics and manufacturing – the scalable solution highlights the impact secure, multi-access edge computing can have on bottom line.
Through this partnership, Atos and Verizon have positioned themselves as trusted 5G partners for enterprise customers across all industries. The solution leverages the capabilities of both organizations, including expertise in cybersecurity, edge computing and AI/ML, unlocking the full potential of 5G for businesses
Atos has been recognized as the overall global leader in artificial intelligence at the edge in ISG’s 2021 Provider Lens™ ‘Internet of Things – Solutions & Services’ Quadrant Report, ranking the highest of all global companies both in terms of portfolio attractiveness. as assessed in terms of competitiveness. Likewise, Gartner named Atos an edge AI tech innovator for 2020.