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EDGE COMPUTE

USE CASES, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND GROWTH STRATEGIES

If edge computing is an area of interest to you or a key part of your strategy and growth plans, our edge insight and support could help

What is edge computing and why focus on it now?

Edge computing brings processing capabilities closer to the end user. Demand for new applications means the time is ripe for edge – consumers want low latency for real-time experiences and enterprises require local processing for secure and resilient operations. Those who want to add value in this space need to understand the business models, the use cases and define a clear go-to-market, including telecoms operators who can use edge computing to grow revenues outside connectivity. STL Partners’ Edge Hub brings together our latest edge computing articles, research and webinars – read on below.

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Telco-hyperscaler partnerships: where are we in building the edge and what role do telcos play? Webinars

Telco-hyperscaler partnerships: where are we in building the edge and what role do telcos play?

In this webinar, we discuss the role of hyperscale cloud providers in telecoms and why are telcos and hyperscalers looking

Where is the sweet spot for edge computing? Articles

Where is the sweet spot for edge computing?

Any situation that requires a blend of local compute-like and cloud compute-like capabilities would benefit the most by using edge

Edge computing devices: what are they?​ Articles

Edge computing devices: what are they?​

There are five main types of edge computing devices: IoT sensors, smart cameras, uCPE equipment, servers and processors.

Edge data centre market sizing (introduction) Tools

Edge data centre market sizing (introduction)

There is much debate in the industry on the topic of edge computing, but little clarity for vendors and potential

​Edge computing market sizing forecast (Introduction) Tools

​Edge computing market sizing forecast (Introduction)

Introducing STL Partners’ edge computing market sizing forecast

Network edge capacity forecast: The role of hyperscalers Research

Network edge capacity forecast: The role of hyperscalers

Telecoms operators are still grappling with how they should work with hyperscalers; the network edge is a key battleground. This

Telco edge data centres: How much capacity will be built in the next 5 years? Webinars

Telco edge data centres: How much capacity will be built in the next 5 years?

This webinar will showcase the findings of our most recent update to the forecast published in September 2022 and highlight

Launching the STL Partners Edge Investments tracker Tools

Launching the STL Partners Edge Investments tracker

We are excited to be launching our new tool which tracks investments in the rapidly growing edge computing space.

Fibre for 5G and edge: Who does it and how to build it? Research

Fibre for 5G and edge: Who does it and how to build it?

There is now a valuable but specialised opportunity in building out fibre to support small 5G cells in high value

AWS & Edge computing: Wavelength use cases and applications​ Articles

AWS & Edge computing: Wavelength use cases and applications​

AWS, together with telecoms partners like Vodafone and Verizon, has deployed Wavelength locations across the UK and the US.

Where is money being made in edge computing?​ Articles

Where is money being made in edge computing?​

This article cuts through the chatter and presents a pragmatic view for where edge revenues are being made.

CASE STUDIES

CloudOps: Thought leadership on ways telecoms can monetize B2B edge services

STL Partners helped CloudOps to build thought leadership around operators’ edge computing and B2B strategies.

Developing the proposition for on-premise edge

STL Partners helped the client to identify and prioritise key opportunities within on-premise edge computing, and subsequently develop the clients

Building the business case for MEC

A leading mobile operator leveraged STL Partners’ expertise to define a commercial strategy and business case for a planned MEC

Tilly Gilbert

Principal Consultant and Edge Practice Lead

tilly.gilbert@stlpartners.com

Dalia Adib

Consulting Director

dalia.adib@stlpartners.com