The PoC used components from five vendors to support containerization over a mobile network.
The group is working to establish a cross-carrier blockchain platform.
IT departments want containers to make their lives easier, not harder.
The repository acts like a package manager to ease serverless deployments.
The company touts easier deployment and management compared with rivals.
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.