Ericsson said the new platform will certainly be able to optimize and simplify business procedures with cloud-based network management, but additionally keep sensitive information on-premises. It assures zero downtime upgrades and also guarantiees the SLA-based high performance. The key markets the new solution targets include manufacturing, airports, ports and mining industries
“With Ericsson Private 5G, we take the best of Ericsson’s current portfolio and top it up with the best of our new technology,” said Thomas Noren, Ericsson’s Head of Dedicated Networks (meaning private networks in Ericsson parlance). “We do this to give businesses what they need to improve productivity, enable new offerings and give employees a better working environment.”
Ericsson has been more effective selling through operators even in the private cellule market while its competitor Nokia, is collaborating with enterprises direclty, bypassing telecom operators in the enterprise cellular market when necessary.
But for sure, it is a fact that today private networks represent a much bigger opportunity in 5G era than in the past. TThis is especially real in markets like Germany as well as Japan, where spectrums are made available and also licenses awarded for enterprises and also various other organizations to rollout their private 5G networks.