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OpenStack at the Edge around the globe

“OpenStack in a Box,” as Beth Cohen of Verizon called it, is being used at the edge around the globe to deliver cloud-based services like WAN optimization, security, and routing, with more services in the works.

Today, almost every industry sector needs near-instant data to be successful. Edge computing pushes applications, data and computing power services away from centralized points to the logical extremes of a network. It enables companies to put the right data in the right place at the right time, supporting fast and secure access. The result is an improved client experience and, oftentimes, a valuable strategic advantage. The decision to implement an edge computing architecture is typically driven by the need for location optimization, security, and most of all, speed.

See how we advanced the future of edge computing at OpenDev 2017

Watch the opening keynotes from the new collaborative event for technical experts and operators with real world edge use cases.

OpenDev Opening Keynotes: Jonathan Bryce

Jonathan Bryce

OpenStack Foundation

OpenDev Opening Keynotes: Kandan Kathirvel & Rodolfo Pacheco

Kandan Kathirvel & Rodolfo Pacheco

AT&T

OpenDev Opening Keynotes: Imad Sousou

Imad Sousou

Intel

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OpenDev Opening Keynotes: Venkatesh Palani

Venkatesh Palani

eBay

OpenDev Opening Keynotes: Kandan Kathirvel & Rodolfo Pacheco

Kandan Kathirvel & Rodolfo Pacheco

AT&T

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OpenDev Opening Keynotes: Mahadev Satyanarayanan

Mahadev Satyanarayanan

Carnegie Mellon University

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Why is OpenStack ideal for edge computing?

OpenStack provides fundamental infrastructure building blocks that can be deployed anywhere, including the edge of the network. The flexible and modular nature of OpenStack means you can efficiently run the minimal services required at the edge, yet provide robust support for bare metal, container technologies and virtual machines.

OpenStack is already the most highly distributed infrastructure software, running in thousands of datacenters around the world, and many users in the telecom and retail industries are working now to advance the edge computing use case with OpenStack.

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2017 Innovations in Edge Computing and MEC Report

87% of respondents think OpenStack will be used to manage edge infrastructure

Some great edge resources to check out…

Videos

A quick take on edge computing

A quick take on edge computing

Pushing the edges with OpenStack

Pushing the edges with OpenStack

Implications of 5G and Edge Computing on OpenStack

Implications of 5G and Edge Computing on OpenStack

Toward fog, edge and nfv deployments: evaluating OpenStack WANwide

Toward fog, edge and nfv deployments: evaluating OpenStack WANwide

Telco edge cloud use cases and container networking

Telco edge cloud use cases and container networking

When one cloud is not enough: an overview of sites, regions, edges, distributed clouds, and more

When one cloud is not enough: an overview of sites, regions, edges, distributed clouds, and more

Delivering composable nfv services for business, residential, and mobile edge

Delivering composable nfv services for business, residential, and mobile edge

Red Hat: mobile edge computing in support of IOT

Red Hat: mobile edge computing in support of IOT

Articles

Edge Computing: Cloud’s Next Frontier

Edge Computing: Cloud’s Next Frontier

Verizon case study

Verizon case study

Why OpenStack is living on the edge

Why OpenStack is living on the edge

OpenStack collaborates with other EDGE Groups

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Fog Edge Massively Distributed Working Group

Everything you need to know about OpenStack + Edge Computing

Learn how organizations like AT&T, Verizon and Vodafone are using OpenStack to implement an edge computing architecture.