8Bells is an independent Research and Consulting company specializing in selected parts of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), as well as in modelling and analysis for businesses, based in Nicosia, Cyprus.
8Bells’ main areas of research and technical expertise are customizable solutions that enhance modern communications relevant to the area of 5G Mobile Technology, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and management solutions for Cloud infrastructures. The company possesses a portfolio of cybersecurity solutions that can be used for risk assessment, cyber-hygiene, anomaly detection, and threat remediation. Special advisory services include identifying, evaluating, implementing and distributing new investment opportunities, innovation management, technology transfer and exploitation.
The company has strong focus on R&D with a long track record in EU- and national-funded research initiatives, project engagements focused on 5G, AI, cybersecurity, Future Internet Platforms, health, industry 4.0 and IoT, Cloud & Edge computing, energy, security and defence.
In Affordable5G, 8Bells will contribute to technical activities using a variety of open-source tools for cloud and network monitoring, Open-Source MANO for NFV management, and conduct technoeconomic and market analysis for the innovative Affordable5G use cases.