Trends Report

Mobile Edge Computing Will Be Critical For Internet-Of-Things Success

Computing At The Edge Of The Mobile Network Will Frame Your IoT-Enabled Customer Experiences

June 7th, 2016
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Paul Miller , Carmen Margarit-Stoica , Ian McPherson


As products and services based on the internet of things (IoT) continue to thrive, so does the reliance on the underlying network infrastructures to drive business success. Most IoT assets will be connected via mobile infrastructure. Cloud services are central to many IoT initiatives to deliver real-time and context-based services. However, data transmission costs and latency limitations of mobile connectivity pose challenges to many of these IoT installations that rely on cloud computing. This report helps CIOs exploit distributed cloud and mobile edge computing (MEC) models.

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