Dell to release software to help telcos manage 5G networks

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A logo of Dell Technologies is seen astatine the Mobile World Congress successful Barcelona, Spain February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Dell Technologies Inc (DELL.N) connected Wednesday said it volition merchandise bundle designed to assistance telecommunications carriers negociate the computers successful their networks, deepening its propulsion to go a large subordinate successful 5G technology.

Dell has been moving to instrumentality vantage of an industry-wide question toward a exertion called Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN), wherever telecommunications carriers usage bundle to tally web functions connected standardized computing hardware, alternatively than buying astir each the cogwheel successful the web from telecommunications-specific providers specified arsenic Nokia (NOKIA.HE) oregon Huawei Technologies Co Ltd (HWT.UL).

Dell makes the computing hardware that goes into the networks and has already secured deals to assistance DISH Network Corp (DISH.O) successful the United States and Vodafone (VOD.L) and Orange (ORAN.PA) successful Europe physique 5G networks utilizing the technology.

The caller networks volition incorporate galore much machine servers than older-style networks. The bundle that Dell announced Wednesday, called "Bare Metal Orchestrator," is simply a paid bundle instrumentality to assistance carriers negociate those fleets of computers. Dell said the merchandise volition beryllium disposable successful November.

Reporting by Stephen Nellis successful San Francisco; Editing by Steve Orlofsky

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