Some of us believe incremental new use cases and potential revenue in the 5G era will be driven mostly by enterprise use cases such as internet of things. The shift from consumer to enterprise for new revenue growth is mirrored by a huge shift of computing activity.
In the internet era, so far, data volumes have been lead by consumer apps such as streaming video, audio and web usage. By 2025, IDC predicts, volume will have shifted to enterprise. That, in turn, will
While data storage is likely to remain “in the cloud,” processing is likely to move increasingly to the edge, driven by real-time apps and use cases, especially those related to internet of things apps. In most cases, those IoT apps will be deployed by enterprises.
For that reason, global data processing volume will shift to the enterprise.