Microsoft, Verizon to Bring 5G Mobile Edge Computing to Customers

HIT Infrastructure

Samantha McGrail

Microsoft and Verizon recently partnered to accelerate the delivery of fast and secure 5G mobile edge computing.

Combining Verizon’s 5G Edge network with Microsoft Azure’s edge service, the two companies hope to enable low- latency, or minimal delay, to help businesses tap into real-time data analysis and delivery.

5G and mobile edge computing can significantly enhance applications that are using a variety of technologies including, computer vision, digital twins, machine learning, and augmented, mixed and virtual reality. Adding 5G and mobile edge computing will help to transform the way industries operate, a Microsoft spokesperson said in the announcement.

“By leveraging Verizon’s 5G network integrated with Microsoft’s cloud and edge capabilities, developers and businesses can...

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