Fireside Chat: What Are the Practical Opportunities for 5G and Edge Cloud?

D. Kehoe

Summary Bullets:

  • Edge redefines cloud by functionality, not location, as the old model of consumption economics moves from a centralized to a distributed model.
  • Telco exchanges, central offices, and street-side cabinets are prime edge/cloud locations and will create a special role for operators.

GlobalData, together with Infosys, HPE, and Spark New Zealand, hosted a global webinar recently to discuss 5G and edge compute.  This session attracted a cross-section of delegates, especially telecom providers across different regions.  The webinar included a presentation, a fireside chat, and direct questions from the audience to the panelists.  Continue reading “Fireside Chat: What Are the Practical Opportunities for 5G and Edge Cloud?”