The importance of Edgenomics for 5G
Oct 22, 2020
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- Thursday, 22 October, 2020
Moderator: Ray le Maistre, Editorial Director, TelecomTV
Ian Hood, Chief Technologist, Red Hat
Oliver Cantor, Associate Director, Global Products, Verizon
Ray Mota, CEO and principal analyst ACG
Juan Carlos García López, SVP Technology and Ecosystem, Telefónica
Vish Nandlall, Vice President, Technology Strategy and Ecosystems, Dell
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Edge computing doesn’t need 5G, but many would argue that the full potential of 5G cannot be achieved without edge assets. So just how important is edge computing to the 5G business case? And can Edge resources play multiple roles in 5G strategies – in other words, in a 5G world, is Edge as important to a telco’s operations as it is to delivering customer services?
The panel also discusses the radio access network and the extent to which virtualized RAN relies on a telco’s own Edge investments. They also consider if a single, distributed telco cloud platform can deliver everything a telco needs, including - but not limited to - 5G, and whether the telco Edge must also be a ‘cloud native’ telco Edge.
Recorded October 2020 from TelecomTV Studio A
Ray Le Maistre
Editorial Director, TelecomTV
Chief Technologist, Red Hat
Juan Carlos García López
SVP Technology and Ecosystem, Telefónica
Associate Director, Global Products, Verizon
CEO and principal analyst ACG Research
Vice President, Technology Strategy and Ecosystems, Dell
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