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Edge Computing: IoT Will Spawn A New Infrastructure Market

Road Map: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

March 1, 2017


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This is the Road Map report in The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook For 2018.

Why Read This Report

Internet of things (IoT) is the latest transformational technology, extending ubiquitous connectivity and control to the physical world. The applications are limited only by our imagination and our ability to build both cloud-based and enterprise infrastructure to deal with the flood of data and interactions that IoT represents. This report studies the emerging infrastructure architectures required to support IoT use cases and provides guidance for infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals who will inevitably end up dealing with the consequences of this new class of applications.

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Table of Contents

  • The Future Of Your Infrastructure Is Hyperdistributed
  • IoT Systems Require More Complex Capabilities At The Edge
  • Old And New Classes Of Technology Will Support The IoT Supply Chain
  • IoT Network Implementation Requires Stronger Tech Collaboration
  • Recommendations

  • Focus On Architecture And Infrastructure Flexibility
  • What It Means

  • As IoT Paves Your World, Will You Be The Steamroller Or The Asphalt?
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents