Wind River and T-Systems deliver 5G cloud network management
Wind River announced that T-Systems is using Wind River Cloud Platform edge cloud infrastructure software for its EdgAIR secure and high-performance edge computing platform. A Deutsche Telekom subsidiary, T-Systems is a world-leading information and communications technology (ICT) provider. Its EdgAIR platform performs as a private enterprise edge cloud and can be connected to a campus network by supporting various network and protocol standards (5G, Wi-Fi 6, TSN, etc.). The platform is secure and delivers low latency (<10 milliseconds) for real-time onsite applications such as the processing of massive amounts of data. EdgAIR runs on a closed enterprise network but can be combined with a public cloud to enable hybrid cloud offerings. EdgAir can also provide analytics that enable teams to evaluate performance and other critical information in real time and supports operational technology (OT) standards and workloads. Combining a fully cloud native and Kubernetes- and container-based architecture, Cloud Platform is a high-performance production grade offering for managing edge cloud infrastructure. It leverages the open source project StarlingX to simplify Day 1 and Day 2 operations by providing single-pane-of-glass (SPoG) management and zero-touch automated deployment of thousands of nodes, no matter their location. The platform also provides fully automated and hitless software updates and upgrades across a geo-distributed cloud, with rollback capabilities. The platform scales from a single compute node at the network edge to enable ultra-low cost deployments up to thousands of nodes to meet the needs of high-value applications as they grow. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, T-Systems will showcase EdgAIR using a high-performance quality assurance application and running an augmented reality app to demonstrate how to understand and interact with the process. Also at Mobile World Congress, Wind River will demonstrate its latest 5G technologies, including Wind River Cloud Platform.