In the emerging edge market, multiple players are vying for leadership, each with its set of advantages and challenges. The cloud players are driving towards edge from their centralized, hyperscale data centers. Established telco carriers have their customer relationships and extensive network & real estate assets. And new access entrants are active in carving a niche by addressing emerging applications and challenges that the telco & cloud players are not chasing. Do any of the players have a strong enough hand to win market leadership alone?