Tech Mahindra And Cisco Develop 5G Enabled Solution For Industry 4.0

  • The 5G solution will strengthen the IIoT ecosystem in India.
  • Key factory infrastructure features include wireless network and IT-OT (Information Technology–Operation Technology)

Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, has announced the launch of a 5G-enabled solution that will help in developing wireless, secure ‘factory of the future’ and enable manufacturers to achieve their Industry 4.0 goals.

Built in partnership with Cisco, the solution will assist in evaluating the network infrastructure and provide consultancy services for building IIoT-based ‘factory of the future’. Key highlights of the factory infrastructure include: factory wireless network, factory to enterprise Software Defined network, Cybersecurity and IT-OT (Information Technology–Operation Technology).

TechMNxt charter

Nilesh Auti, Global Head Manufacturing Industry unit, Tech Mahindra, said, “Factory equipment holds a great deal of meaningful data which is key to any successful Industry 4.0 project. Tech Mahindra’s solution in partnership with Cisco, will enable us to leverage this data and empower manufacturers to build factories of the future. As part of our TechMNxt charter we are focused on leveraging 5G technologies to address our customer’s evolving and dynamic needs and enable them to RISETM.

Through TechMNxt charter, Tech Mahindra is focused on establishing an IIoT ecosystem by collaborating with start-ups, academia, millennial workforce to jointly create cutting-edge technology.

Cisco’s business solutions

B. Raghavendran, Managing Director, Partner Organization, Cisco India and SAARC, said, “Tech Mahindra and Cisco have a 360-degree engagement for close to two decades.  Industry 4.0 is a top focus area for us, and we are committed to delivering trusted business solutions to the manufacturing industry.  The convergence of IT and OT is transforming the manufacturing Industry. This partnership is uniquely positioned to help unite IT and operations for digital manufacturing initiatives while enhancing efficiency and increasing profitability for our customers.”

Persona based-IoT

Additionally, Tech Mahindra has also launched ‘IoT Sandbox’, a highly efficient persona based IoT (Internet of Things) solution finder which helps in finding the correct solution on the basis of persona across industries such as Industrial manufacturing, process manufacturing, Automotive, Aero, Oil & Gas, Retail and Healthcare among others. The solution cuts across Industry 4.0 and IoT and has been launched with 40+ use cases in the areas of Industrial IoT.