Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and telecommunications providers (telcos) are seeing a massive shift in technology from legacy backend systems, to modern cloud-native systems that are flexible, and powerful. In our latest white paper we are describing why Weave GitOps is ideally suited to empower telcos and ease this transition.
Telcos have a lot to gain from 5G and edge networks, and this has ripple effects on their customers. In our latest blog post, we are examining four key benefits of the 5G edge from the perspective of a telco, and what this means for their customers. We also connect these benefits to Kubernetes and GitOps practices, which is the key enabler.
In this two-part series we discuss why Kubernetes is vital for telcos to set up operations at the edge, and how GitOps is key to managing and scaling Kubernetes at the edge. Together, they make for a comprehensive strategy for telcos looking to rollout 5G services in the near future.
Weaveworks is taking part in building out the 5G ecosystem supporting recent investors Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson and Orange. Watch a recent conversation between Till Stenzel, Managing Director Advisory of DCTP and Weaveworks founder Alexis Richardson about GitOps - and why it’s such a good solution for telcos engaging with 5G.
This is part 2 of our blog series on Kubernetes at the edge. In this post we will dig deeper into the top priorities telcos have related to edge computing. We also discuss ways to manage edge infrastructure at scale using Weave Kubernetes Platform and GitOps workflows.