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Edge computing for 5G networks - white paper

Artuñedo Guillen, David; Sayadi, Bessem; Bisson, Pascal; Wary, Jean Phillippe; Lonsethagen, Håkon; Antón, Carles; de la Oliva, Antonio; Kaloxylos, Alexandros; Frascolla, Valerio

The 5G PPP Initiative and the 5GIA are happy to present a new white paper entitled “Edge Computing for 5G Networks”. This white paper provides a) a brief introduction to the Edge computing concept, b) an exhaustive technology review focusing on virtualisation, orchestration, network control, and operational frameworks, c) a discussion about the role of security, and d) an analysis of several business aspects around the Edge ecosystem. Moreover, the white paper provides an in-depth analysis of Edge solutions that have been selected, deployed and validated by 17 different EU funded 5G PPP projects. 

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