Analysis & Features

Edge adoption on the rise as enterprises seek to beat rivals

98% cite 5G as an important enabler; those combining private 5G and edge report highest benefits. Africa and Middle East based organisation site the top reasons to invest in edge as; to improve operational efficiency, deploy automation/autonomous systems and AI, manage growth of connected devices and sensors (IoT) and support network segmentation strategy. Top industries tapping edge are manufacturing, healthcare, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and financial services. [c]