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Intel and Ericsson partner on software-defined infrastructure for 5G, cloud and NFV

February 12, 2019


Ericsson and Intel announced a partnership to develop a software and hardware management platform for NFV, distributed cloud and 5G.

The plan is to combine Ericsson’s software-defined infrastructure (SDI) management software with Intel’s Rack Scale Design across the length of a multiyear contract.

“Our infrastructure manageability collaboration with Ericsson will help communications service providers remove deployment barriers, reduce costs, and deliver new 5G and edge services with cloudlike speed on a flexible, programmable and intelligent network,” said Intel’s Sandra Rivera, senior vice president, network platform group, in a prepared statement.

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