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Wipro to Offer Commercial Engineering Services Support for Intel's OpenNESS Toolkit

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Indian multinational tech major Wipro bolsters collaboration with Intel to offer engineering services assistance to Open Network Edge Services Software (OpenNESS), a toolkit developed by Intel that enables highly optimized and performance edge platforms to on-board and manage applications and network functions. The open source distribution incubates application innovation, and promote developer engagement with the ecosystem to create 5G and edge solutions.

Over the last few years, Wipro and Intel have been collaborating to develop innovative 5G and edge solutions that utilize Intel’s FlexRAN software reference architecture and OpenNESS. Now, coupled with FlexRAN experience, Wipro will leverages its long legacy of engineering services to ensure successful deployment of commercial solutions based on the OpenNESS platform.

In a statement, K.R. Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro Limited said, “Our collaboration with Intel will help build 5G solutions enabled by edge computing that will power industry applications, deliver superior experiences and drive business efficiencies. Intelligence closer to the source of data will help us re-imagine business applications for our clients. We are excited to deliver commercial support services globally for OpenNESS.”

“Successful commercialization of open source innovations requires partners who can expertly integrate technology components as well as provide engineering services that result in a complete solution,” said Renu Navale, Vice President and General Manger, Edge Computing and Ecosystem Enabling at Intel. “Wipro’s collaboration with Intel on OpenNESS and several other Intel technologies makes them a valuable partner for accelerating service provider and enterprise edge deployments,” she added.

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