Sunday, December 21, 2014

Mobile Edge Computing Group Formed

The ETSI organization announced recently that "The first meeting of ETSI’s newly created Mobile-Edge Computing (MEC) Industry Specification Group (ISG) took place on 2-4 December 2014, hosted by Nokia Networks in Munich. 

The group has attracted 24 member and participant  organizations [here], including network operators, vendors, technology suppliers and Content Delivery Network (CDN) providers.

.. MEC is a natural development in the evolution of mobile base stations and the convergence of IT and telecommunications networking. Mobile-edge Computing will enable new vertical business segments and services for consumers and enterprise customers. Use cases include:
  • video analytics
  • location services
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT)
  • augmented reality
  • optimized local content distribution and
  • data caching

See "Executive Briefing – Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Initiative" - here and "Mobile-Edge Computing – Introductory Technical White Paper" - here

See "New ETSI Mobile-Edge Computing Industry Specification Group starts work" - here.

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