Trends Report

A Decoder Ring For Edge Computing

How To Interpret What “Edge Computing” Is And How It Creates Value

August 6th, 2021
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Summary

Edge computing is a catchphrase that’s spread from mobile and telecom vendor initiatives to almost all industries. The meaning of edge computing varies based on the messenger, which is a big problem. Cloud vendors see edge as an extension of their IaaS and PaaS services while telcos and content delivery networks want to host near-real-time applications. Various technology strategists must get a handle on the term and understand its value to their business. This PowerPoint-formatted research dives into the rich, rapidly advancing landscape of edge computing.

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