The integrated solution allows automakers to deploy and scale global vehicle services, such as fleet management, over-the-air software updates and connected safety services, much easier and faster while reducing costs. It provides flexibility through modular design and multiple deployment options, the companies say.
Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud connects more than four million vehicles across 180 countries worldwide – approximately 10% of the connected vehicle market, says Ericsson.
“The platform is tailored to fit vehicle manufacturers’ growing demand for scalability and flexibility with the capability of supporting any connected vehicle service.”
Further, it says, Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud offloads vehicle manufacturers’ complexity of global 24/7 operations and life cycle management related to connected vehicles with a guaranteed service-level agreement.
Similarly, the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP) empowers automotive companies to accelerate the delivery of safe, comfortable and personalised connected driving experiences, says the statement.
It combines cloud infrastructure, edge technology as well as artificial intelligence and Internet of things services with a diverse partner ecosystem.
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