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Cloud-Edge Deployments in 5G Networks

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Actionable Benefits

  • Determine key trends that are driving the need for cloud-edge deployments in order to institute viable business models .
  • Identify core technologies that technology suppliers can use to design and develop their cloud-edge offering.
  • Guidance for telecoms decision makers and C-Level executives to identify, and leverage, key cloud-edge control points for new value creation.

Critical Questions Answered

  • How are cloud-edge deployments unfolding in the market in light of cloud tools and hyperscalers’ encroachment in telecoms.
  • Who are the cloud-edge providers and what challenges do they need to address for widespread deployment of cloud-edges in a 5G era?
  • What are some unique characteristics that differentiate hyperscalers’ business models? 

Research Highlights

  • Summaries of key elements that technology suppliers must consider as they bring to market cloud-edge solutions to accelerate the ongoing digitalization journey of enterprises.  
  • Analysis of key cloud-edge control points for hyperscalers vis-à-vis communications service providers (CSPs).
  • An overview of cloud-edge ecosystem landscape, relevant industry projects and associated commercial dynamics. 

Who Should Read This?

  • Innovation leaders and strategy makers for CSPs who need to understand the value of cloud-edge deployments and how they fit into their strategic growth plans.
  • Chief Marketing Officers and other C-Level executives who are responsible for marketing and developing edge solutions.
  • CSPs, telco vendors, operational technology (OT) vendors and system integrators who need to understand how cloud-edge deployments fit into the broader market trends.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. RECOMMENDATIONS

3. OVERVIEW OF CLOUD- EDGE COMPUTE AND NETWORKING

3.1. Genesis of Cloud-Edge Computing
3.2. Definition of Cloud-Edge

4. DRIVING FACTORS FOR CLOUD-EDGE IN ENTERPRISE

4.1. Drivers and Trends
4.2. Challenges for Edge Deployments

5. DEPLOYMENT ARCHITECTURE FOR CLOUD-EDGE SITES

5.1. Deployment Architecture
5.2. Key Components of Cloud-Edges
5.3. Network Properties of Cloud-Edge Deployments
5.4. Cloud-Edge Control Units

6. EDGE COMPUTING ECOSYSTEM LANDSCAPE

6.1. Industry Players for Cloud-Edge Solutions
6.2. Commercial Utility of Cloud-Edge
6.3. Cloud-Edge Industry Projects

7. USE CASES AND DEPLOYMENTS OF EDGE IN ENTERPRISE

7.1. Cloud-Edge Deployments for Enterprise Environments

8. MARKET FORECASTS

9. SELECTIVE KEY COMMERCIAL PLAYERS FOR CLOUD-EDGES

9.1. Telco Infrastructure Vendors
9.2. Communications Service Providers
9.3. Hyperscalers
9.4. OT Vendors