Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 59 - Page 57

FEATURE : MOBILE TECHNOLOGY commercial off-the-shelf ( COTS ) hardware , substantially simplifying implementation and management . Converged xHaul ( fronthaul , midhaul , backhaul ) solutions further simplify an enterprise ’ s journey by addressing multiple transport network requirements in a simple , converged and costeffective manner .
The potential for private 5G is immense . What will be key to successful deployments is adopting an approach where networks can adapt and a programmable infrastructure is leveraged , including xHaul routers with support for hard and soft network slicing combined with the broader ecosystem of Open RAN technology partners .
This can provide the flexibility needed to tackle the most diverse requirements of today and tomorrow . Intelligent , analytics-driven automation and orchestration simplify overall network management and reduce operational expenses . And to accelerate and de-risk the unique journey of any enterprise , a services partner will be key to ensure the successful implementation of private 5G networks . from standard clothing to connected apparel , and industry is set to take a similar leap in connectivity using the right technology and partners to unwrap private 5G ’ s complexity . p
Jürgen Hatheier , International CTO at Ciena
Enterprises can take advantage of this new technology by deploying simple and open private 5G networks that are specifically designed for their unique and evolving business requirements , now and in the future .
Is it as easy as unwrapping a box and deploying 5G ? No . But the promise of private 5G holds too much potential for the journey to Industry 4.0 to not be figured out . Ultimately , private 5G networks will become more commonplace given their inherent necessity to tomorrow ’ s workplace in certain industries and verticals . We ’ ve come a long way

A SERVICES PARTNER WILL BE KEY TO ENSURE

THE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF

PRIVATE 5G NETWORKS .

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