Rosh Haayin and Munich, May 2022. ASOCS Private 5G Software providers and Opticoms System Integrators announce their partnership in order to offer end-to-end solutions for Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing in Germany.
Opticoms is a German-based system integrator with expertise and experience in the communications field offering turnkey solutions including connectivity, device integration, use case integration, and lifecycle management. Opticoms has extended the existing 5G Co-creation Lab with ASOCS’ Private 5G software that will serve joint production development independent software vendors such as AI vendors, devices, and industry use cases.
With Germany leading the way in Industry 4.0, having ASOCS CYRUS® Private 5G software is seen as a natural base to meet the demands of the market. CYRUS® is based on a SaaS business model that is scalable, modular, and flexible that can be run on regular hardware or Edge and managed like any other IT system with no specialized cellular network knowledge needed. CYRUS® utilizes O-RAN, meaning flexibility in connection to any 7.2 Fronthaul compliant Radio Unit, with any NGC.
The combined aims of ASOCS Germany and Opticoms are to provide Industry 4.0 focused solutions such as Connected Mobility, Assisted Reality, and Real-time Data Analysis for manufacturers initially in the DACH (Germany, Austria, and Swiss) region, expanding out into wider Europe.
“We see a big potential in the scalability of the private 5G networks and we are listening to our customers’ challenges every day. By working with ASOCS we are able to help our customers to scale by offering cloud-based connectivity in SaaS model with minimum entry barrier,” said Ali Gencer, Co-founder and COO of Opticoms.
“The growth in demand for Private 5G at the verticals level has grown exponentially over just a few months with more and more lighthouse projects moving from piloting phase to commercial manufacturing floors in Germany with the rest of Europe catching up fast. An aggressive market reality is seeing smart industries unlock the full potential of 5G private networks” said Alon Arnon, VP Sales, Strategic Accounts & Germany Country Manager. “Partnering with a System Integrator that understands the need of enterprises and that packages end-to-end solutions based on the real needs is essential. This is why we are excited to welcome Opticoms into our network of high-quality partners.”
ASOCS and Opticoms will both be at the Global Smart Manufacturing and Process Automation Summit in Frankfurt on 19 and 20 May.
ASOCS is empowering industrial enterprises to connect their production lines to edge applications by providing them with a cloud-based private 5G network and a scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
CYRUS® 5G software by ASOCS enables enterprises to run their networks on their own terms using standard hardware, just as they do with their IT infrastructure. ASOCS enables companies to easily implement private 5G networks and benefit from high network reliability, enhanced security, and low latency.
Opticoms, a German system integrator, offers consultancy, managed services, and solutions around 4G/5G connectivity. Providing end-to-end turnkey use case solutions with connectivity and applications, Opticoms helps customers navigate bespoke digital transformation.