According to Dean Bogdanovic, CTO of Alef, most enterprises are still in a learning phase with edge computing. The network operators (aka telcos) themselves are the real early adopters with the most deployed use cases, such as virtualized Radio Access Networks and content delivery. Red Hat technology evangelist Gordon Haff notes that vRANs will become an increasingly important use case in 2022.
As operator-driven use cases mature, they’ll pave the way for wider edge adoption and innovation.
“This is a good step forward for enterprises, too, as the edge computing ecosystem is growing, improving, and hardening, making it easier for adoption by enterprises,” Bogdanovic says.
Read more in The Enterprisers Project.