The new Data Center Build and Data Center Optimization offering from Ericsson (News - Alert) is designed to cater to the rising demand for cloud-based services from telecom operators. Ericsson is stated to be venturing into the data centers market and supposedly strengthened its position as an ICT player with this release.
The Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) (MWC) will see Ericsson demonstrating the capabilities and the concept behind the Data Center Build and Optimization which are planning, designing and implementing data centers. The demo includes a complete cloud computing platform, including cloud management and security.
The Data Center Build and Optimization is based on the company’s recently unveiled Network-enabled Cloud Concept for networked society. Consumers and companies now are more networked than ever with the help of smart connected devices, broadband networks and cloud-based services.
A service provider needs to offer high quality of experience, realize new revenue models and optimal usage of computing resources to meet these evolving demands and Ericsson claimed that its new cloud concept is to cater to these needs and continuously build and sustain the networked society.
With this offering, Ericsson is bringing telecom-grade thinking to the cloud space and also cost and efficiency gains for the operators. Telecom companies will be helped by Ericsson with the technological approaches and characteristics required to build a cloud based data center. By employing the Build and Optimization offering one can bring down operating IT expenditures.
“Ericsson’s global scale and skill, coupled with our experience in delivering more than 1,300 systems integration projects every year and expertise in mobile and fixed connectivity, means we can provide operators with new levels of flexibility and efficiency in their IT systems,” said Paolo Colella, head of Consulting and Systems Integration at Ericsson, in a press release.
Edited by Jennifer Russell