Verizon, Atos Partner For 5G Edge
January 27, 2022
Business and Atos partnered to power intelligent IoT solutions with private 5G
multi-access edge computing for businesses, government and communities
worldwide. The 5G edge solution will transform the way companies can leverage
predictive analytics, allowing them to improve operational efficiency, mitigate
risk and increase revenue.
Combining the expertise of Verizon and Atos, organizations will be able to
create immersive digital experiences that fully exercise 5G environments on the
edge of their networks, representing the next breakthrough in business value.
The Verizon-Atos solution provides an end-to-end architecture that includes
hardware, 5G, application and automation, field services and service desk
support. The joint solution cost effectively overcomes scalability and latency
Verizon will implement Atos Computer Vision platform in their private 5G
multi-access edge computing as part of the joint solution for enterprises,
providing ready-to-deploy business use cases in various 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 strengthen its 5G edge offers and will unlock new use cases,
advancements of network security, connectivity and data management.
Real time analytics
The joint solution will focus on large scale, cloud and AI-powered data
analytics to help businesses operate more efficiently. In one of the use cases,
the platform will analyze 180 billion data points every hour. Using this system,
the engineers and operators will be able to pinpoint exactly when and where
operation downtime is predicted, up to 30 days in advance. Further, key metrics
and trends will lead to operational efficiency and remove points of failure over
time. These insights can come from a localized part of the system and can be
applied across a global landscape.
“This new, joint solution will provide enterprise customers with an
unprecedented level of insight into their operations, and we’re excited about
the prospect of building on our existing partnership with Atos. We know the
future will be built on our leading 5G network, and today’s announcement is
another example of how our products and solutions are having a genuine impact on
business efficiency and revenue today,” said Tami Erwin, CEO, Verizon Business.
“We are proud to combine our uniquely positioned digital transformations in
telecommunications and edge computing with Verizon Business’ reliable, high
performance 5G networks to revolutionize the way people live, work and play.
This industry-leading partnership exemplifies how we will innovate the 5G
marketplace to the benefit of new and exciting user experiences for both
business and consumers alike,” said Jean-Philippe Poirault, Head of Telecom,
Media and Technology, Atos.
scalable solution is available to customers across a variety of industries -
including transport, industrials, logistics and manufacturing - and highlights
the impact that secure, multi-access edge computing can have on an
Through this partnership, Atos and Verizon have positioned themselves as trusted
5G partners for enterprise clients across all sectors. The solution leverages
both organizations' capabilities, including expertise in cybersecurity, edge
compute and AI/ML, and unlocks the full potential of 5G for businesses
Atos has been recognized as the overall global Leader in artificial intelligence
on the edge in ISG’s Provider Lens™ ‘Internet of Things – Solutions & Services’
Quadrant Report 2021, ranking highest from all global companies evaluated both
in terms of portfolio attractiveness and competitive strength. Similarly,
Gartner named Atos an edge AI tech innovator for 2020.