German service provider, Deutsche Telekom, and Ericsson have announced a strategic campus networks partnership to address the growing market demand in Germany for mobile solutions at industrial sites.
It is designed to support diverse use cases for enterprise customers in manufacturing; factory shop floors, logistics centres, airports and harbours. The physical parameters of each use case comprise the ‘campus’.
Combining public and private cellular networks provides the best coverage and capacity on the campus and vicinity. Customers will benefit from improved security, efficiency and sustainability of operations.
Secure, reliable and high-performance network solutions
Campus networks technology will be complemented with solutions from Deutsche Telekom’s portfolio. Use cases with customers in various industries include autonomous transportation of production materials, next-gen refinery and predictive maintenance.
Adel Al-Saleh, CEO of T-Systems and Board Member of Deutsche Telekom, said: “Our enterprise and mid-sized customers demand secure, reliable and high-performance network solutions tailored to their specific requirements. Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson have a longstanding partnership in innovation, technology and services. This unique partnership draws on the best of both companies to accelerate our clients’ automation and customer responsiveness today and into the future. We look forward to driving innovation in this partnership and making it a global success for our customers.”
Arun Bansal, President and Head of Europe and Latin America, Ericsson, said: “Campus networks boast flexibility and reliability. We are excited to boost the productivity of our customers while setting the standard for Industry 4.0. Our close partnership with Deutsche Telekom will no doubt continue to showcase innovation and customer-focused solutions that will raise the bar for smart manufacturing.”