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IDG Contributor Network: Challenges in realizing the promises of the holistic edge

Cloud providers such as Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft are already rolling out distributed cloud infrastructure. Whilst the central cloud is established as an integral part of current and future networks, there are key issues that make the central cloud … Continue reading

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Edge computing: What you need to know before you deploy

I explained edge computing back in May, and how it’s related to cloud computing. But I continue to get questions on the use of edge computing, especially on whether should enterprises begin to use edge computing anytime soon.  To make … Continue reading

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No-latency edge computing will snowball

Edge computing, where processing takes place closer to the end user in order to reduce latency, among other things, is set to balloon, according to a researcher. Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) will grow with a high compound annual growth rate … Continue reading

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IBM and Cisco are taking IoT analytics to the edge

The Internet of things is no good without a way to act on the data it generates. A new partnership between two of the biggest IoT players promises to put smart collection and advanced analysis of data right where it’s … Continue reading

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To work right, IoT has to move to the cloud’s edge

I attended Internet of Things World in Santa Clara, Calif., this week and served as the track chairman for, you guessed it, cloud and IoT. The vibe I got throughout the event was one of confusion: IoT seems to be … Continue reading

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