It’s all about location when it comes to edge computing. Modern businesses rely on data to provide significant business insight and real-time management over essential business operations and processes. Large volumes of data may be routinely acquired from sensors and IoT devices running in real-time from remote places and hostile working environments virtually anywhere in the globe, and today’s organizations are drowned in a sea of information.
The technology of edge computing is growing because it helps companies get information in the fastest way. 75% of data produced by an enterprise can be created and processed outside of a traditional centralized data center or cloud, only it is required to move the data and storage as close as possible to the edge of the computing where the data is actually being processed. Edge computing technology is used in manufacturing, farming, workplace safety, network optimization, transportation, retail as well as improved healthcare services.
Edge computing raises new security concerns. When endpoints multiply, the threat landscape expands accordingly. Security teams need to be in communication with operations and networking teams in order to be able to make edge-based computing work securely. Many times, edge-based compute gets deployed, but the security implications are overlooked. Read the full article at: http://www.csoonline.com
Extreme heat and drought are bringing sharper scrutiny of data center water use, and testing assumptions about climate in some data center destinations. The heightened awareness of water constraints is raising the bar for fast-growing hyperscale computing specialist, as well as data center developers.
What’s hot in edge computing? What are the use cases gaining traction? That’s today’s topic in our Data Center Executive Roundtable, as our panel of experienced data center executives weighs in the evolution of edge infrastructure and business models.
As the fourth industrial revolution progresses, innovations that make doing business radically faster and more efficient continue to emerge—and decision makers who want their organizations to stay competitive need to be fluent in them. Chief among these innovations is edge computing, which moves computation closer to those peripheral points at which it’s required, providing low latency and enabling the creation of agile, secure networks.
With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute, storage, and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.
Edge Data Centers are typically smaller than a traditional data center. While EDCs often need to adapt to varying conditions based on the location, considerations for the design and construction of the facility and the availability of resources remain the same. An EDC therefore still requires an infrastructure that delivers critical power capacity essential for operations. This White Paper discusses: Supporting Rack Density, Distributing Power, Ensuring Resiliency and Availability, Improving Energy Efficiency, Deploying Proper Power Protection, Monitoring and Managing Power
The #Cloud is moving toward the #Edge in an effort to be closer to the cloud customers and the Edge is accelerating access to the Cloud from anywhere by offering lower transport costs, more choices, faster connectivity, better reliability, and accelerated performance.
This white paper from CommScope covers how to create an integrated suite of connectivity solutions; without adding layers of complexity; understand where and how key technologies such as PoE, IoT, Wireless, etc. fit.; how to flatten complexity with shared infrastructure; how to wire for the future, not just the present; the ins and outs of adding wireless connectivity.