Test and Measurement: TIA seeks to develop best practices for edge computing

The Telecommunications Industry Association has started up a new standards task group that aims to develop industry best practices for edge data centers. The work will update TIA’s existing TIA-942 standard — which was developed with large, centralized data centers in mind — to include requirements and guidelines for the design and installation of smaller, more distributed edge computing locations that will support 5G. Compared to traditional data centers, TIA said, edge data centers “can be small installations located on a streetlight box” and “come with a different set of issues including cybersecurity, physical security, location, connectivity, and resilience.”

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