Top Trends in Managed Edge Services and Content Delivery Services in 2022

Top Trends in Managed Edge Services and Content Delivery Services in 2022

This IDC Market Perspective examines the key trends that will impact the managed edge and content delivery services market in 2022. As service providers continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the important lessons learned around growth of ecommerce, strong adoption of cloud services, growth of streaming video, and move to hybrid workforce will drive the trends that we expect to see in this market throughout the year."SD-WAN, CDN, and edge services are undergoing a transformation that will engender convergence among these technologies. This will spur new services and commercial models that will create new monetization opportunities for service providers. The developer ecosystem will be a key enabler of these innovative services," says Ghassan Abdo, research VP, Worldwide Telecom, Virtualization, and CDN.

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Executive Snapshot
New Market Developments and Dynamics
SD-WAN as an Edge Compute Platform
Impact in 2022
CDN Morphing into Edge Applications Delivery
Impact in 2022
Private Edge Services Moving into Commercial Deployment
Impact in 2022
Network as a Service: A New Commercial Model for Consuming Network Services
Impact in 2022
Convergence Everywhere: SD-WAN, CDN, and Edge
Impact in 2022
Advice for the Services Providers
Embrace Developer Ecosystem
Move Toward Open Systems
Establish 5G Partnerships
Strive Toward a Marketplace for Edge Services
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