Tech Mahindra and Cisco Collaborate to Pilot 5G Modernization with Routed Optical Network

Tech Mahindra and Cisco Collaborate to Pilot 5G Modernization with Routed Optical Network

Tech Mahindra invests in both a routed optical networking lab in Bangalore, India, and specialized services such as SDN-enabled transport

Collaboration to simplify complex transport networks using routed optical networks that enable a high degree of automation

California / New Delhi – March 16and2022: Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Cisco, the global technology leader that powers the internet, to drive the modernization of infrastructure of optical transport networks. with the introduction of Cisco’s routed optical network. The collaboration aims to simplify Internet transport networks by leveraging advanced optical and routing technologies to converge services over an IP infrastructure enabling a high degree of automation.

This collaboration will enable service providers to reduce their operational expenses and total cost of ownership. Tech Mahindra’s broad and diverse experience in building end-to-end IP-based, software-driven 5G networks, combined with Cisco’s optical routed network solution, will enable an end-to-end value proposition for vendors. services to reduce the complexity of their networks.

Manish Mangal, Global Head of 5G and Network Business and Services, Tech Mahindra, said: 5G connectivity, network intelligence and edge computing open up a whole new world of opportunities such as delivering an immersive experience using Metaverse, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), among others. The network infrastructure of the future will need to be even more agile and software-driven to bring these possibilities to life. As a trusted transformation partner, our mission is to help service providers reimagine the future of connectivity and accelerate 5G adoption. Through this collaboration with Cisco, Tech Mahindra will make optical routed network solutions smarter, simpler, and easier to deploy and operate for service providers.

Tech Mahindra invests in both a routed optical networking lab in Bangalore, India, and specialized services such as SDN-enabled transport, transport slice and segment routing, enabling customers to discover and operationalize the transformation of the 5G transport infrastructure. This collaboration will allow service providers to merge IP and private line services onto a single transport layer with standardized pluggable coherent optics..

Shaun McCarthy, Vice President, Global Large Scale Infrastructure Sales at Cisco, said: As service providers modernize their 5G networks to offer new services, it is essential that the infrastructure is agile, flexible and simple. With Tech Mahindra’s expertise in OSS/BSS and Cisco’s optical routed network portfolio, we can help customers accelerate their network transformation while achieving significant cost savings.”

As part of NXT.NOWMT framework, which aims to improve the “human-centric experience”, Tech Mahindra focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet changing customer needs.

About Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra delivers innovative, customer-centric digital experiences that empower businesses, associates, and society to grow. We are a $5.1 billion organization with more than 145,000 professionals in 90 countries and serving 1,191 global clients, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies, including 5G, blockchain, quantum computing, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, etc., to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. Tech Mahindra is the only Indian company in the world to have been awarded the Terra Carta Seal by HRH The Prince of Wales for its commitment to creating a sustainable future. We are the fastest growing brand by “brand strength” and among the top 7 IT brands in the world. With the NXT.NOWMT framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance the “human-centric experience” for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies stemming from a strong portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims to deliver tomorrow’s experiences today and believes “the future is now”.

We are part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational business federations with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It holds a leading position in agricultural equipment, utility vehicles, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energies, agriculture, logistics, hotels and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on ESG leadership on a global scale, enabling rural prosperity and improving urban life, with the aim of bringing about positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to thrive.

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