Cisco Private 5G Services Delivered to Broad Set of Government Entities

Cisco has expanded its relationship with General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), to deliver Cisco Private 5G services to a broad set of government entities.

Cisco’s Private 5G service is based on its IoT portfolio, which includes monitoring tools and dashboards, IoT sensors and gateways, device management software, and monitoring tools. According to Cisco, it can quickly integrate into current IT and OT ecosystems, including Wi-Fi and security, of government organizations, aiding in the adoption of IoT technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning and accelerating the digital transformation process (ML).

“This unique partnership combines the power of Cisco Private 5G with GDIT’s mission knowledge of customer 5G use-cases to provide a truly comprehensive solution that meets a diverse set of agency requirements,” said Carl DeGroote, Vice President of Federal Sales, Cisco. “We’re excited to continue our relationship with GDIT and work together to extend Cisco’s Private 5G solution to the public sector.”

Cybersecurity, AI, Edge Computing, IoT

GDIT has been providing comprehensive IT solutions to Federal, State, and Local governments for more than three decades, and has partnered with Cisco since the 1980s to deliver cutting-edge innovation.

Combining GDIT’s extensive background and close understanding of use cases for government agencies and its expertise in cybersecurity, AI, edge computing, and IoT devices with Cisco’s secure and reliable private 5G service will provide an end-to-end tailored solution for each customer to achieve its desired mission outcomes.

“Adding to our portfolio of 5G capabilities, Cisco’s Private 5G offering provides GDIT with the flexibility, security, and resiliency that is required for the government sector,” said Robert C. Smallwood, Vice President of Digital Modernization and Enterprise IT Services, GDIT. “This collaboration will create a force multiplier effect that addresses our agency customers’ edge computing and IoT requirements.”