Celona Partners with NTT

Celona Partners with NTT

Enterprise Networking Mag | Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Celona is teaming up with NTT to power its Private 5G (P5G) service for the enterprise environment.

FREMONT, CA: Celona, the enterprise 5G firm, is joining hands with NTT to power its Private 5G (P5G) service, the first-ever private 5G platform designed specifically for businesses. NTT P5G managed service fulfills the business transformation needs of Chief Information Officers and Chief Digital Officers by integrating Celona's integrated solution with NTT's extensive knowledge in Digital Transformation and corporate networks.

"Enterprises are looking to leverage Celonas 5G LAN solution-as-a-service globally at scale," said Rajeev Shah, co-founder, and CEO at Celona. "By partnering with NTT to deliver the P5G platform, we can offer clients secure mobile connectivity with wire-like predictability and world-class performance. Together, were setting an industry benchmark for unlocking new applications for the future of digital business initiatives."

The collaboration between NTT and Celona yields the following architectural advantages:

• A global implementation that is standardized and centrally managed throughout facilities, taking advantage of a variety of shared and licensed private spectrum possibilities

• Network and policy automation that reduces the complexity of large-scale deployments.

• A software-defined operational model that can monitor key performance indicators for an open ecosystem of market-leading device and app vendors.

 • Secure device and application network segmentation coupled to organizational policies.

"We are pleased to partner with Celona in tackling some of toughest digital transformation challenges across the global enterprise," said Shahid Ahmed, Group EVP of New Ventures and Innovation at NTT Ltd. "Our strategic customers and partners have been demanding a comprehensive and scalable approach to private 5G, and we are excited to lead the industry in being able to serve enterprises across the globe."

"The partnership between Celona and NTT to deliver P5G was orchestrated by one of Celonas investors NTTVC, an independent venture capital firm formed in partnership with NTT. At NTTVC, our strategy is to help startups harness the Power of Partnership to take their business to new heights," said Vab Goel, Founding Partner of NTTVC. "When we invested in Celona, we knew there was a huge opportunity for us to open doors within NTT for the co-creation of innovative new service offerings. P5G is a shining example of what is possible when we help our portfolio companies tap into NTT's impressive ecosystem."

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