Private 5G networks are emerging that allow a cellular network to be deployed and operated as an extension of an enterprise network. The deployment of such a private 5G cellular network typically involves the integration of cellular network components with exiting elements of an enterprise network, such as using the existing network to implement fronthaul, midhaul, and backhaul network connectivity. A key advantage of 5G cellular connectivity is the ability to offer edge compute resources to user equipment through the use of multi-access edge compute (MEC) deployments. However, in an enterprise network, edge compute resources may be scarce. In order to address such issues, novel techniques are proposed herein that provide for a MEC deployment controller that enables the deployment of enterprise edge applications to a radio access network of an enterprise network.

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