South Korean giant Samsung has announced a collaboration with Microsoft. The two companies will together scale enterprise 5G deployment. Samsung has been successfully delivering 5G end-to-end solutions. The companies want to achieve greater cost efficiencies. They will adopt a cloud-based approach to the market to meet the goal. Samsung in a statement said that this will help in pushing innovation. Besides, it will minimize the barrier to deployment of 5G networks in enterprises. It said that enterprises will achieve a new level of delivering a quality solution. It will transform the way they work. It said that the company’s virtualized 5G solutions and Microsoft Azure cloud will deliver the best solution.
The services on a cloud platform will benefit retail stores, factories, and entertainment centers. It will also improve network flexibility for mobile operators. Besides, it will help the operators to scale their networks. Samsung wants to become a 5G leader in the world. It already supports 5G commercial services in South Korea and the US. Both countries currently have the majority of the 5G subscribers. The company is also helping considerably Japan in the expansion of 5G. It is eager to expand its global network. The company is now eyeing New Zealand and Canada to expand its market before others make space to win users’ confidence.
Samsung is in the business of manufacturing telecommunications equipment for four decades. Seoul’s headquartered company is an experienced player. It is manufacturing 5G devices even before the launch of the technology. This gives the company an advantage to lead in the industry. According to the company’s claim, it began working on 5G way back in 2012. The company in the last two years has invested heavily to make itself engage in 5G. In the US, Samsung expects to capitalize on the ban imposed on Huawei. Huawei is a Chinese telecommunications company. It holds the patents for the largest number of telecommunications equipment. According to Samsung, it wants to establish itself as a leader in the 5G equipment market globally by end of this year.