Vision Report

Edge Computing Will Radically Alter Your Infrastructure Strategy

December 5th, 2018
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Brian Hopkins , Danny Mu , Michele Pelino , James Staten , Amanda Lipson , Diane Lynch

Summary

Edge computing and the internet of things (IoT) are transformational technologies, extending ubiquitous connectivity and control to the physical world. From on-demand compute to enabling real-time app engagements, edge computing augments cloud and on-premises to enable new customer experiences. Only our imaginations limit applications built to deal with the flood of new business insights at the edge. This report analyzes the drivers, challenges, developments, and opportunities now emerging with edge computing, providing guidance for infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals dealing with a profound new class of edge use cases.

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