Delivering 5G MEC Solutions
Leading cloud computing service Google cloud has recently partnered with the US Telco AT&T to enable a range of 5G Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) for US enterprise customers. AT&T’s network will power edge computing solutions. Moreover, Google Cloud’s capabilities to provide solutions for Kubernetes, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), data and analytics will be leveraged by AT&T Network. “We are delighted to work with AT&T, a 5G leader, to help enterprises and the industry harness the potential of 5G,” said Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud.
Addressing the Real Business Challenges
Both companies intend to deliver a portfolio of 5G edge computing solutions. These solutions will bring together Google Cloud’s leading technologies, AT&T’s network, and edge computing. It will help enterprise customers address the real business challenges, and leverage the power of 5G MEC.
“Our co-innovation with AT&T aims to bring a multitude of 5G and Edge Computing solutions to address a diversity of use cases, driving real business value in industries like retail, manufacturing, gaming, and more. We are deeply committed to helping drive positive business outcomes for enterprises by working with AT&T on 5G,” Kurian further added.
Unlocking Cloud’s True Potential
“We’re working with Google Cloud to deliver the next generation of cloud services,” said Mo Katibeh, EVP and CMO, AT&T business. “Combining AT&T’s network edge, including 5G with Google Cloud’s edge compute technologies can unlock the cloud’s true potential. This work is bringing us closer to a reality where cloud and edge technologies give businesses the tools to create a whole new world of experiences for their customers,” he further added. In mid-2019, AT&T launched commercial 5G network services and is in the process of scaling up its next-generation mobile networks across the country.