Edge computing is flagged as a key networking technology for 2021 as well as open radio-access framework, according to Deloitte.
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SUSE’s acquisition of Rancher Labs puts the open source vendor in a much stronger position to offer flexible, edge-based services to customers.
Enterprises can choose on-premises edge computing options or hire public edge services, but the right choice depends on multiple factors.
The varying network needs of IoT devices may force enterprises to master many connectivity technologies.
At this stage of 5G availability, offerings that blend fast cellular service with compatible software and hardware may attract early adopters.
Automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence are becoming critical network-management capabilities as network complexity skyrockets.
One of the best-known clothing retailers in the world has embraced edge computing technology and realised significant operational advantages.
Ericsson’s $1.1 billion purchase of Cradlepoint could broaden its customer base and expand the 5G services its carrier customers can support.
As carriers race to build out their 5G networks, options for buying the gear they need are fewer in the U.S. than in other countries thanks to federal pressure.
Wireless carriers and 5G vendors are working together to promote better interoperability among the gear needed to provide the high-speed wireless service.
Public-access Wi-Fi extensions have helped students in areas with poor internet access attend online classes.
Powering small IoT devices spread over a wide area is an important issue, and efficiency is the name of the game.
While 5G use cases tend toward connecting many devices to a network, using the wireless technology for private backhaul can have a surprising amount of utility.
Despite the continued rise of 5G technology on carrier networks, overall spending on wireless infrastructure is set to dip slightly this year.
While service providers might think of private 5G as a competitor to Wi-Fi, short-term enterprise use will be supplemental.