Networks Europe Jul-Aug 2019 - Page 5

FORWARD 05 The data centre of tomorrow 5G is becoming something of a buzzword for 2019 as 5G networks are rolled out in major cities in the UK and across the continent. While the mainstream focus is on the benefits to the end user, the question on the lips of those working with networks and infrastructure is, what role will data centres play in the rollout of 5G networks? It’s a simple yet profound question, and one we’ll be exploring in this issue alongside a range of contemporary subjects affecting the industry. James Abbott Editor – Networks Europe