Nokia, innovation leader in these technologies and a top European manufacturer, confirms its willingness to get involved in the national ecosystem, and considers b<>com as an open innovation framework that brings together ambitious academic and industrial partners.
Nokia Bell Labs and b<>com's Networks and Security teams will draw on their synergies, and specifically, Nokia will be able to count on cutting-edge expertise developed at b<>com in Cloud Computing, the Internet of Things, network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networks (SDN). It will also be able to rely on the deployment and operation of a unique 5G experimentation and cyber-security platform.
This announcement strengthens b<>com's involvement in French initiatives like the “Plan Souveraineté Télécom” and the “Pôle d’Excellence Cyber”. It makes the research center a key player in the European innovation landscape related to the future digital society subjects: 5G and cybersecurity thanks to participation to several European projects H2020.
b<>com will be showing its latest technical solutions at Forum International Cybersécurité (FIC) in Lille January 24th and 25th (Booth B20).