5G at the Edge
This paper provides additional detail on the evolution of 5G architecture, its adaptability to existing Cloud architecture, and the various methodologies that are currently being adopted for Cloud-native applications. It covers a detailed panorama of emerging use cases and their requirements for 5G networks that can facilitate advanced mobility, compute, storage and acceleration features for applications with ranging latency considerations. Most importantly, this paper provides an in-depth view of the various industry initiatives in defining the EDGE architectures while keeping in view of the emerging networks that are planned to serve 5G applications. Overall, it defines the next generation Edge reference architecture and explores future directions in networking.