Trends Report

Workload Affinity Becomes The Strategy For Edge Computing

Software Wants To Run Where It Fits Best; The Edge Makes It Possible

September 29th, 2021
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Summary

Forrester is covering the key technology trends that technology leaders should be attuned to in 2021, such as edge computing and workload affinity — a term that is grabbing executive attention. Over the next five years, edge computing and cloud-native technologies will enter a new era of distributed enterprise software that is designed to be built and run wherever cloud-like technology is available, including at the business edge. This report outlines this major trend to guide technology leaders on connecting their cloud and edge strategies so that software can run where it runs best.

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