Sentaca, an IBM Company
Sentaca (formerly PRiSM) brings over a decade of cloud consulting experience to help telco clients modernize and unlock new revenue streams
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A complement to IBM’s telco/5G strategy

Sentaca is part of IBM Consulting's fast-growing Hybrid Cloud Services business to solve clients' strategic and technology challenges such as cost of ownership, monetization and scalable and secure architecture, and to address opportunities including 5G, IoT and streaming that can accelerate the creation and delivery of new services. Sentaca technology consultants across the U.S. and Canada build and migrate mission-critical applications on leading cloud service providers and open-source platforms like Red Hat OpenShift and OpenStack.

IBM acquired Sentaca—headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts and founded in 2008—on January 31, 2022. Sentaca's domain expertise, assets and client relationships will help IBM meet industry demand and strengthen its position as a prime systems integrator for the emerging network and 5G market.

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Read the IBM IBV report on 5G and edge computing

IBM was positioned as a Leader for the 11th consecutive year in Gartner’s 2022 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide.
Benefits 91%

of high-performing communications services providers expect to outperform their current financial expectations in five years as a result of using 5G-enabled edge computing1


infrastructure CapEx reduction and 40% faster workforce efficiency with IBM and Red Hat digital transformation2


reduction in downtime with IBM and Red Hat digital transformation2

Capabilities IBM Consulting Test Case Automator

This incredibly powerful test automation framework is purpose-built to support mobile network operators (MNOs).  It automates testing and supports messaging, charging, 5G, WiFi and IoT use cases with the flexibility to support custom use cases.

Red Hat platform integration and testing

Deploy services on Red Hat with confidence utilizing fully integrated and automated regression test framework. In a multi-vendor environment, we bring a lightweight solution to integrating and testing network connectivity across the platform.

5G monetization and future networks for all industries

Accelerate 5G infrastructure operationalization and automate every aspect of the 5G Network. Sentaca’s experts implement standardized methodologies for deploying and integrating 5G components into the tool set for life cycle management.

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