Much like any weather system, the cloud moves and changes according to its surroundings. Where the cloud meets the horizon, some notice a new formation, one caused by the development of IoT. The fog extends the cloud closer to the devices, thus reducing latency. Regardless of the definition, edge data centers will be required, either as new construction or created from smaller existing enterprise or colocation data centers.
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