HCLTech and Hewlett Packard Enterprise collaborate on private 5G offerings in India

HCLTech has announced a strategic global partnership with Athonet, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company specializing in mobile core network technology.

This collaboration aims to provide tailored Private 5G solutions to various industries, including communication services providers (CSPs).

HPE Private 5G lab in Noida

HCLTech and Athonet are collaborating to offer customized Private 5G solutions globally, with plans for a dedicated HPE Private 5G lab in Noida, India. This facility will serve as a hub to explore new use cases and demonstrate industrial applications of private 5G networks.

Leveraging over three decades of telecom services experience, HCLTech will harness its strong network delivery capabilities. This includes expertise in 5G, cloud, edge computing, and digital transformation.

The partnership will focus on deploying and managing private 5G networks that prioritize high-speed and secure data transmission. This will be based on Athonet’s acclaimed mobile core technology, a part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s portfolio.

Commenting on the partnership, Gurpreet Singh Kohli, Senior Vice President, Networks, HCLTech, stated,

We are excited to collaborate with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to introduce the advantages of private 5G to our clients across different industries and regions. By leveraging our collective expertise in 5G, cloud, edge computing, and digital transformation, we aim to empower enterprises to expedite their private 5G deployments and discover new avenues for revenue growth.

Speaking about the partnership, David Stark, Vice President and General Manager, Telco Solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said:

We are thrilled to begin this strategic collaboration with HCLTech and anticipate opportunities for co-innovation that will enable customers to excel in a rapidly evolving connectivity and network environment. HCLTech’s extensive technical know-how, substantial experience in deploying cutting-edge wireless technologies across diverse customer landscapes, broad ecosystem of partners, and global footprint align perfectly with our goal of empowering organizations with revolutionary technology solutions.