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Internet of Things

Track the latest internet-of-things news at IoT World 2020

By Alexandra Rehak 04 Mar 2020

The worldwide installed based of internet of things devices (IoT) is expected to soar to 106 billion units in 2030, rising by nearly a factor of four from 28 billion in 2020

Service Providers

Edge computing – will it get real at MWC20?

By Bill Morelli 20 Feb 2020

Edge computing remains as crucial as ever not only for communication service provider plans for 5G but for the complex and diverse ecosystem on which 5G’s success depends.  

Cloud & Data Center

Rakuten plans to deploy over 4,000 edge data centers for its 5G network by 2026

By George Hoffman 14 Oct 2019

Rakuten will deploy 4,000 edge data centers throughout Japan enabling 96% population coverage by March 2026. The edge data centers will house baseband units of multiple base stations and multi-access edge computing (MEC) systems.

Enterprise Services

Defining the market for edge and edge cloud

By Roy Illsley 20 Sep 2019

Both approaches for the outer edge (fully managed software-based and self-managed hardware-based) will necessitate organizations needing to change their management processes to significantly expand their physical device management capabilities.

Cloud & Data Center

The 5G edge cloud opportunity is still wide open

By Julian Bright 10 Jul 2019

For 5G to provide more than an enhanced mobile data experience, networks must be able to support a range of new devices, service types, and use cases. The technology currently generating the most interest in delivering this is edge cloud.