According to the Sate of the Edge and Gartner research, while 95% of data is created and managed within centralized data centers, within within two years 75% will need analysis and action at the edge. The decision won’t be cloud versus edge; it will be cloud with edge.
Most IoT solutions now require a mix of cloud and edge computing. Compared to cloud-only solutions, blended solutions that incorporate edge can alleviate latency, increase scalability, and enhance access to information so that better, faster decisions can be made, and enterprises can become more agile as a result.
Containers solve the problem of getting software to run reliably when moved from one computing environment to another — say, from a developer laptop to a test environment, or from a physical machine in a data centre to a virtual machine in a public or private cloud. More and more businesses are joining the container “revolution” — the market around this technology is on track to being a $2.7 billion market by 2020.
Vendors offering pure-cloud solutions believe that hybrid cloud only delays the inevitable full migration to the cloud, while vendors offering hybrid solutions (generally those with legacy premises-based systems) claim that it offers benefits that pure-cloud solutions can’t provide. Is hybrid cloud the best or the worst of both worlds? The answer is, “It depends.”
Data centers are becoming important players in the U.S. electricity market, and will likely adopt financial trading strategies to manage their cost of energy, according to commodity analysts. The data center industry’s […]
Google Cloud on Tuesday introduced a new cloud storage pricing plan designed to help customers better manage costs as their storage needs fluctuate. Enterprises that commit to spending at least $10K/month on […]
Iron Mountain Data Centers’ Frank Scalzo highlights the top network challenges facing engineers and architects in today’s data center market: capacity, scalability, cloud migration, security and compliance. Read the source article […]
Edge computing, according to conventional wisdom, localizes data acquisition and control functions, as well as the storage of high bandwidth content and applications in close proximity to the end user. Edge solutions […]
Throughput requirements for hyperscale data centers and cloud service providers have pushed to 400G. There is more than one way to reach such a goal, as we explain. Read the source article […]
For the third straight year, respondents said optimizing cloud usage to save money is their number-one priority, with 64 percent of respondents saying it was their top initiative for 2019, according to […]