Over the past four years, Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and hyperscale cloud providers (Microsoft, Google and AWS) have been investigating the potential, through multiple commercial trials and pilot projects, of Multi-Access (formerly Mobile) Edge Computing (MEC).
The report provides a background on MEC as a technology and examines its potential use cases and applications from an enterprise perspective. It considers the MEC ETSI standard, types of MEC interface and also identifies the reasons for MEC gaining market traction. Additionally, it provides details on strategic collaborations of various global telcos in the MEC space, and the emerging themes and verticals have also been defined. This is followed by conclusions and recommendations on the wider market scope and growth horizons in the near future.