Azure Edge Zones Announced

  • Azure Edge Zones extends Azure services into telecom networks.
  • Network operators can offer new services as part of 5G deployments.
  • Benefits include low latency and reduced data transfer.

Azure Edge Zones is a service that extends Azure compute and network solutions outward to the network edge. This expansion will allow telecom operators to provide Azure-based solutions for 5G-enabled offerings, such as Internet of Things (IoT), stream data processing, and low-latency applications like online gaming and autonomous vehicle control.

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