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NTT and Schneider integrate private 5G into edge data-center bundle for Industry 4.0

February 26, 2024


MWC, Barcelona: UK-headquartered NTT has announced a go-to-market deal with energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric to combine private 5G with the French firm’s ‘modular data centre’ proposition. They are pitching to industrial firms with large factories and remote sites. The solution uses Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure platform; NTT is bundling 5G from Celona.

The whole proposition is shot-through with IoT monitoring tech. The pair has installed the connectivity-and-compute bundle across a 30-hectare (74-acre) multi-tenant industrial campus at Marienpark Berlin, in the German capital. Since last year, they have been rolling out private 5G across Schneider Electric’s ‘smart factories’ in the US, notably its Lexington Smart Factory site.

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