Telit and ASOCS Collaborate on Turnkey Private 5G Networks for Industrial IoT
Telit | June 02, 2021
Telit, a global Internet of Things (IoT) enabler, today announced a collaboration with ASOCS, a leading provider of virtual Radio Access Network (RAN) solutions, to enable enterprises, systems integrators, and others to quickly develop and deploy private 5G networks for Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications. ASOCS' new 5G SA Evaluation Kit, which includes the Telit FT980 industrial data terminal, consists of all of the 3rd off-the-shelf hardware, software, and services required to enable private 5G-powered Industry 4.0 applications.
Available immediately, the ASOCS 5G SA Evaluation Kit is a fully configured, turnkey network in a single box that includes:
• The Telit FT980 industrial data terminal supports downlink speeds of up to 2.1 Gbps and uplinks as fast as 0.9 Gbps in Sub-6 TDD SA — ideal for a wide variety of bandwidth-intensive low-latency IIoT applications. Featuring an industrial-grade design, the terminal, based on the award-winning FN980 data card series, is purpose-built for mission-critical IIoT applications that require maximum reliability even under extreme conditions.
• 5G access software and all other components necessary to implement a 5G network with no mobile operator involvement, including servers, a switch, an indoor 5G NR unit, SIM cards, and 5G network core software.
• ASOCS' Cyrus 2.0 management tool, a cloud-based platform for site configuration, performance monitoring, fault management, and lifecycle management of all network elements, from the core to the radios.
Telit is a global leader in the Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, with an extensive portfolio of wireless connectivity modules, software platforms, and international IoT connectivity services, enabling hundreds of millions of connected 'things' to date and trusted by thousands of direct and indirect customers worldwide. Telit continues to redefine the boundaries of digital business with over two decades of IoT innovation experience, delivering secure, integrated end-to-end IoT solutions for many of the world's largest brands, including enterprises, OEMs, system integrators, and service providers across all industries, enabling them to simplify, connect, and manage IoT at any scale.