Singtel will launch the first Microsoft Azure Edge Zones integrated with Singtel’s 5G network, with multi-access edge compute (MEC) for enterprises in Asia.
Mr Bill Chang, Chief Executive Officer, Group Enterprise at Singtel said, “This collaboration is a key milestone for edge computing in Asia. We’re always looking for ways to support enterprises in leveraging the potential of 5G for digital transformation to drive innovation for the benefit of consumers, business users and entire industries. This solution enables enterprises to streamline the integration of 5G and MEC into business operations, facilitate the development of new solutions, and scale and transform their business.”
“In addition to running low-latency applications at the edge using Singtel’s 5G network, the solution has the potential to transform operations in sectors such as public safety, urban planning, healthcare, banking, civil service, transportation and logistics. It also offers Public Sector customers high security and better performance for end-users, enabling new intelligent edge scenarios.”
Dr. Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice President Azure for Operators, Microsoft said, “With Azure for Operators, Singtel empowers its customers to unlock business value at the network edge. The integration of Azure compute services with Singtel’s 5G network will enable enterprises and developers to provide low-latency applications across industries such as public sector and healthcare.”