The Rugged Edge Survival Guide: The Technologies Supporting 5G’s Expansion

Many supporting technologies have to come together to help with 5G’s expansion. Data processing units, smart network interface cards and field-programmable gate arrays (known as DPUs, SmartNICs and FPGAs) are three technologies that intersect to create an innovative and flexible solution expanding the reach and use cases of 5G technology.

Peter Hsu, a Solutions Architect with Premio, provided his insights on this intersection of cutting-edge technology.

Hsu said there’s a lot of potential with 5G to do things that were not possible with 4G.

“When we look at 5G, there are two key metrics we need to look at just to see how much better 5G is and how it will affect us,” Hsu said. “The first one is the peak speed, and the second one is latency.” The increased speed of 5G allows for large-scale video streaming and playing high-quality video games in environments where that was previously impossible.

For applications such as autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics where response time is crucial, the lower latency that 5G provides will make adoption of these solutions expand. And with increased 5G deployments, the popularity and need for edge computing is also broadening.

“Because 5G applications can be so demanding on performance and latency, many data centers and telcos are relying on edge computing to address a big chunk of these requests from 5G devices,” Hsu said. “The challenge of edge computing right now is not to be the bottleneck within this whole 5G infrastructure. This is where Premio comes in and how we’re able to help. We specialize in developing servers and systems to address these issues.”

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Twitter – @MarketScale
Facebook – facebook.com/marketscale
LinkedIn – linkedin.com/company/marketscale

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Latest

mastercard emv magstripe
How Card Issuers and Merchants Maneuvered One Year of Mastercard’s Magstripe Phase Out
August 13, 2022
Coming up on one year from the official announcement, retailers and card issuers rejoiced at Mastercard’s announcement that by 2024, issuers will no longer be required to use magnetic stripes on their Read more
DeLorean is Back…Actually They Never Left Us!
August 12, 2022
The forthcoming debut of the latest DeLorean iteration is discussed on the latest episode of “Are We There Yet?”. Host Grant Harrell talked with the automaker’s Chief Marketing Officer, Troy Beetz, Read more
How Teach for America Brings Diversity in Education to Houston Schools
August 12, 2022
Teach for America has been a cornerstone in creating more educators for the nation. The nonprofit founded in 1989 operates in more than two dozen regions across the country and introduces commitment Read more