AT&T contributed seed code to the open source project.
The test will look to cure choppy and blurry AR and VR services.
HPE, Ericsson, Nokia, and Huawei are expected to show MEC-supported use cases.
The company expects more modest growth in 2018.
The updates target expected 5G use cases and network slicing.
Vendor lock in with serverless might be more pressing than with containers.
The carrier deployed more than 300 microservices last year.
The company's approach is to diffuse an attack before it explodes.
The MEC platform relies on containers to support edge applications.
The container components can slash content platform deployment to minutes.
The platform is different from Docker in that it's focused on workloads and not microservices.
The company expects to maintain business from its largest customer — CenturyLink.
The bolstered platform includes core to edge support for mission critical operations.
The company will also welcome a new CFO.
Large-scale enterprises need to feel more comfortable before adoption can boom.