Explore edge-first architecture and use cases

From compute and storage servers to data processing, machine learning (ML) and IoT devices, discover how Lumen® Edge Cloud Solutions drive productivity in major industries.

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Edge powering Web 3.0

See how Lumen helped Flux upgrade their IT infrastructure to support new partners while reducing costs and complexity.

Edge powering Web 3.0

See how Lumen helped Flux upgrade their IT infrastructure to support new partners while reducing costs and complexity.

Edge in retail

See how edge compute power is helping retailers achieve a 10% increase in sales conversion.1

Edge in retail

See how edge compute power is helping retailers achieve a 10% increase in sales conversion.1

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3 key components of an edge ecosystem

See how edge compute is bringing massive amounts of data compute and millions of multi-cloud environments closer to connected devices.

3 key components of an edge ecosystem

See how edge compute is bringing massive amounts of data compute and millions of multi-cloud environments closer to connected devices.

Edge technology stacked for business

Lumen

Lumen

Public Cloud

Public Cloud

Colocation

Colocation

Edge Startups

Edge Startups

Explore our edge cloud products

See how fully integrated infrastructure and services can enhance your network’s resilience, extend cloud services and maximise availability without sacrificing control

Rapidly deploy dedicated internet connectivity up to 10 Gbps over multi‑service ports for fast, reliable Networking‑as‑a‑Service by the hour, without paying standard monthly rates, regardless of how you use the service.

Rapidly deploy dedicated internet connectivity up to 10 Gbps over multi‑service ports for fast, reliable Networking‑as‑a‑Service by the hour, without paying standard monthly rates, regardless of how you use the service.

Quickly access critical business resources by establishing secure, private Network‑as‑a‑Service connections between locations, data centres and cloud providers—and pay by the hour for what you use.

Quickly access critical business resources by establishing secure, private Network‑as‑a‑Service connections between locations, data centres and cloud providers—and pay by the hour for what you use.

Turn up new cloud‑based apps and services in real time with private data connections for Network‑as‑a‑Service that help shift workloads to when and where they are needed most, all with predictable costs.

Turn up new cloud‑based apps and services in real time with private data connections for Network‑as‑a‑Service that help shift workloads to when and where they are needed most, all with predictable costs.

Flexibly build, deliver and manage edge apps and workloads using real‑time insights and traffic‑trend analytics designed for DevOps.

Flexibly build, deliver and manage edge apps and workloads using real‑time insights and traffic‑trend analytics designed for DevOps.

Deploy powerful protection against multi‑vector and mixed‑app‑layer attacks with Lumen® DDoS Hyper® On‑Demand or Always‑On.

Deploy powerful protection against multi‑vector and mixed‑app‑layer attacks with Lumen® DDoS Hyper® On‑Demand or Always‑On.

Secure and defend your infrastructure by protecting the network perimeter from external threats.

Secure and defend your infrastructure by protecting the network perimeter from external threats.

Get the flexibility your DevSecOps teams require for rapid, agile deployment and defense against app‑layer attacks.

Get the flexibility your DevSecOps teams require for rapid, agile deployment and defense against app‑layer attacks.

Establish a dynamic, digital identity‑based perimeter to stop malicious traffic before it can attack.

Establish a dynamic, digital identity‑based perimeter to stop malicious traffic before it can attack.

Take advantage of an on‑premises edge computing solution for WAN, security and IT workloads.

Take advantage of an on‑premises edge computing solution for WAN, security and IT workloads.

Optimise app performance and processing power with dedicated bare metal servers on edge nodes designed to deliver <5ms of latency.

Optimise app performance and processing power with dedicated bare metal servers on edge nodes designed to deliver <5ms of latency.

Harness fully managed pre‑built infrastructure for high‑performance computing on our global fibre network.

Harness fully managed pre‑built infrastructure for high‑performance computing on our global fibre network.

Extend your cloud to the edge by creating fast and reliable software‑defined storage wherever data is produced, consumed and collected in the network.

Extend your cloud to the edge by creating fast and reliable software‑defined storage wherever data is produced, consumed and collected in the network.

Protect and recover critical business data quickly with rapid deployment, flexible self‑service storage options and pay‑as‑you‑go pricing.

Protect and recover critical business data quickly with rapid deployment, flexible self‑service storage options and pay‑as‑you‑go pricing.

Get internet speeds up to 1 Gbps with enterprise network reliability and built‑in DNS protection for all devices.

Get internet speeds up to 1 Gbps with enterprise network reliability and built‑in DNS protection for all devices.

Secure and coordinate workloads on a single, automated platform with centralised visibility and control.

Secure and coordinate workloads on a single, automated platform with centralised visibility and control.

Quickly access critical business resources by establishing secure, private Network‑as‑a‑Service connections between locations, data centres and cloud providers—and pay by the hour for what you use.

Quickly access critical business resources by establishing secure, private Network‑as‑a‑Service connections between locations, data centres and cloud providers—and pay by the hour for what you use.

Turn up new cloud‑based apps and services in real time with private data connections for Network‑as‑a‑Service that help shift workloads to when and where they are needed most, all with predictable costs.

Turn up new cloud‑based apps and services in real time with private data connections for Network‑as‑a‑Service that help shift workloads to when and where they are needed most, all with predictable costs.

Keep your data moving across a private, high‑performance global network with centralised visibility, intuitive self‑service control and automated features.

Keep your data moving across a private, high‑performance global network with centralised visibility, intuitive self‑service control and automated features.

Get the dedicated expertise you need to amplify the value of your apps and data. Access a wide range of solutions including advisory, project and ongoing management services - all backed by the fastest, most secure platform for next‑gen apps and data.

Get the dedicated expertise you need to amplify the value of your apps and data. Access a wide range of solutions including advisory, project and ongoing management services - all backed by the fastest, most secure platform for next‑gen apps and data.

Flexibly build, deliver and manage edge apps and workloads using real‑time insights and traffic‑trend analytics designed for DevOps.

Flexibly build, deliver and manage edge apps and workloads using real‑time insights and traffic‑trend analytics designed for DevOps.

Deploy powerful protection against multi‑vector and mixed‑app‑layer attacks with Lumen® DDoS Hyper® On‑Demand or Always‑On.

Deploy powerful protection against multi‑vector and mixed‑app‑layer attacks with Lumen® DDoS Hyper® On‑Demand or Always‑On.

Get the flexibility your DevSecOps teams require for rapid, agile deployment and defense against app‑layer attacks.

Get the flexibility your DevSecOps teams require for rapid, agile deployment and defense against app‑layer attacks.

Establish a dynamic, digital identity‑based perimeter to stop malicious traffic before it can attack.

Establish a dynamic, digital identity‑based perimeter to stop malicious traffic before it can attack.

Take advantage of an on‑premises edge computing solution for WAN, security and IT workloads.

Take advantage of an on‑premises edge computing solution for WAN, security and IT workloads.

Harness fully managed pre‑built infrastructure for high‑performance computing on our global fibre network.

Harness fully managed pre‑built infrastructure for high‑performance computing on our global fibre network.

Optimise app performance and processing power with dedicated bare metal servers on edge nodes designed to deliver <5ms of latency.

Optimise app performance and processing power with dedicated bare metal servers on edge nodes designed to deliver <5ms of latency.

Extend your cloud to the edge by creating fast and reliable software‑defined storage wherever data is produced, consumed and collected in the network.

Extend your cloud to the edge by creating fast and reliable software‑defined storage wherever data is produced, consumed and collected in the network.

Protect and recover critical business data quickly with rapid deployment, flexible self‑service storage options and pay‑as‑you‑go pricing.

Protect and recover critical business data quickly with rapid deployment, flexible self‑service storage options and pay‑as‑you‑go pricing.

Secure and coordinate workloads on a single, automated platform with centralised visibility and control.

Secure and coordinate workloads on a single, automated platform with centralised visibility and control.

Keep your data moving across a private, high‑performance global network with centralised visibility, intuitive self‑service control and automated features.

Keep your data moving across a private, high‑performance global network with centralised visibility, intuitive self‑service control and automated features.

Managed and Professional Services
Get the dedicated expertise you need to amplify the value of your apps and data. Access a wide range of solutions including advisory, project and ongoing management services, all backed by the fastest, most secure platform for next-gen apps and data.

Managed and Professional Services
Get the dedicated expertise you need to amplify the value of your apps and data. Access a wide range of solutions including advisory, project and ongoing management services, all backed by the fastest, most secure platform for next-gen apps and data.

Need help deciding which products and services are right for you? Contact an expert to schedule a consultation.

Dedicated bare metal. Deployed in minutes.

Lumen® Edge Bare Metal offers flexible, on-demand access to a distributed network of high-capacity bare edge metal servers with rapid spin up, pay-as-you-go pricing flexibility and full orchestration control.

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Resource Centre

What is edge computing, how does it work and why does it matter? Explore these resources to learn how edge relates to cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), data analysis and more.

Questions? Let’s talk.

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Questions? Let’s talk.

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Questions? Let’s talk.

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1IDC report, Retail at the Edge — Building a Platform for Real-Time, AI-Supported Customer Experiences, August 2021

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