With the development of 5G, artificial intelligence, industrial Internet, Internet of Things (IoT), AR/VR and other technologies, the service requirements for network bandwidth, delay and security become more and more harsh. Centralized deployment mode of traditional cloud computing cannot meet the service requirements. ZTE provides Full-scenario Common Edge solution, which provides a new network architecture by combining the MEC solution with operator networks (data plane functions are combined with points). The wireless access network provides IT services and cloud computing functions for nearby telecom users, creating a carrier-class service environment with high performance, low latency, and high bandwidth, thus consumers can enjoy high-quality service experience.
ZTE Full-scenario Common Edge solution breaks the traditional closed telecom network architecture, and integrates mobile access network and Internet deeply, to accelerate service innovation.ZTE's full-scenario Common Edge solution includes:
- Embedded MEC in BBU: Provides computing, storage and network resources on the NR BBU, and constructs NR-level MEC for "one-hop through".
- Embedded MEC in OLT: Constructs the MEC platform based on the in-built OLT blade, requiring no extra space, to solve problems of insufficient space, power supply and AC cooling for the comprehensive access equipment room.
- Integrated MEC: Completes software and hardware pre-integration in the factory for out-of-the-box and unmanned O&M. It is advantaged in flexible location selection, rapid deployment, and simple O&M.
- Cloudified MEC: Uses cloud resource pool deploy MEC. The edge capability exposure platform can evolve to ICT PaaS. The edge cloud with dual-core engine provides diversified resources for MEC services.
ZTE full-scenario Common Edge solution makes edge computing ubiquitous, and helps operators leap from network access pipelines to diversified value-added service providers. ZTE has worked with major global operators to develop more than 300 industry customers from various fields, including industrial control, Internet of Vehicles, smart finance, smart agriculture, smart grid, smart sports and entertainment, smart security and smart health care, to jointly build a win-win MEC ecological environment and accelerate digital transformation of thousands of industries.
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