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TECH SUPPLIER Mar 2019 - Market Perspective - Doc # EMEA44883319

Edge Computing Opportunities for Telecom Operators: Myth or Reality?

By: Bruno TeytonResearch Director, EMEA Telecommunications and Networking

Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: Edge Computing Opportunities for Telecom Operators — Myth or Reality?

New Market Developments and Dynamics

Introduction: Why is Edge Computing Important for Telecom Operators?

Opportunities

Challenges

Defining Edge in Telco Infrastructures

Figure: Edge in Telecommunications Networks

Benefits of Edge Computing to Telecom Operators

Enabling Ultra-Low-Latency Use Cases

Figure: Low-Latency Use Cases

Application Awareness and Content Optimization

Battery Life Optimization

Offloading

Security, Compliance, and Data Sovereignty

5G and Edge

Use Cases: Edge is Both an Internal and External Game

Figure: Telco Internal and External Use Cases

Edge Computing Internal Use Cases

Edge Computing External Use Cases

Business Models

Edge Integrator

Hoster and IaaS Edge Provider

Aggregator

Edge Platform as a Service

End-to-End Edge Service Provider

Figure: Edge Computing Business Model Framework

Industry Dynamics

Standardization and Open Source

ETSI Multi-Access Edge Computing

Figure: MEC Reference Architecture

Figure: MEC Road Map

OpenFog

Figure: OpenFog Reference Architecture

Open Edge Computing

Central Office Rearchitected as a Datacenter (CORD)

Telecom Operator Examples

Deutsche Telekom

Orange

Telefónica

Vodafone

Taxonomy Guidance

Advice for TELECOM OPERATORS

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