CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Along with XONA Partners, Mobile Experts presents compelling new analysis for Mobile Edge Computing. This report provides a clear explanation of how Edge Computing impacts performance for the mobile network.
This study describes the technology of Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and shows variations defined by the ETSI MEC ISG, OpenFog Consortium, Open Edge Computing (OEC), and includes architectures such as Cloudlets that open up the business model. The report highlights the features of MEC that will enable each application: latency benefits, backhaul benefits, and more.
"Edge Computing is a companion technology for 5G, and will be an important part of creating monetization applications which open up new sources of revenue for operators," commented Principal Analyst Joe Madden.
Mobile Experts provides clear guidance to show how MEC enables the applications, but the report also covers the technical requirements that MEC imposes on the network. The business case for mobile operators is explored in order to illustrate the opportunities and threats inherent in MEC for a 4G/5G operator. Current systems are listed in the field and the edge computing players to illustrate the status of the current market.
"As the wireless industry transforms to service the enterprise, edge computing becomes an indispensable part of the network architecture that's necessary to meet the requirements of many applications, such as private networks and IoT, on which mobile network operators count on for revenue growth," remarked Frank Rayal of Xona Partners and Mobile Experts contributor.
The report also illustrates MEC applications including:
- Content Caching
- Traffic Optimization
- Augmented and Virtual Reality
- Video content delivery
- Asset Tracking
- Video Analytics
- Local voice/data routing
- Ad delivery
- Retail footprint analysis
- Critical IoT application execution
- Private networks
This report is presented by XONA Partners in collaboration with Mobile Experts.
About Mobile Experts Inc.:
Mobile Experts provides insightful market analysis for the mobile infrastructure and mobile handset markets. Our analysts are true Experts, who remain focused on topics where each analyst has 20 years of experience or more. Research topics center on technology introduction for radio frequency (RF) and communications innovation. Recent publications focus on Mobile Edge Computing, Industrial IoT, Macro Base Station Transceivers 2017, Cellular IoT Devices, Backhaul & Fronthaul for HetNets, Automotive IoT Devices, Semiconductors for Small Cells, 5G, Health + Fitness IoT Devices, DAS, Smart Utility Meters, IoT, RF Front Ends for Mobile Devices, Small Cells, Carrier Wi-Fi and LTE-U, Enterprise Mobile Infrastructure, Macro Base Station Transceivers, Semiconductors for RRH, Backhaul for Small Cells, and Virtualized RAN.
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