In 2018, DCF tracked the evolution of edge computing, and how it is positioned to bring disruptive change in latency, interconnection and data ingest.
Here’s a look at the Top 10 data center stories on Data Center Frontier in 2018, ranked by pageviews. What was hot? Facebook, Google, Ashburn, liquid cooling, edge computing.
Two years after it was spun out of Emerson, Vertiv is focused on the edge computing opportunity, and retooling for a more agile data center landscape.
The growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) data is projected to escalate rapidly in the next five years. Edge computing can play an important role in data ingest, accepting data from devices and creating a richer two-way flow of information across the network.
As data volumes explode, real-time solutions like data center management-as-a-service (DMaaS) are changing the data center landscape. Jeff Klaus of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, explores how real-time data solutions and new technology like edge computing are working to change and evolve the data center industry as we know it.
Data center leaders are investing in edge computing and edge solutions and actively looking at new ways to deploy edge capacity to support evolving business and user requirements.
Several data center startups view edge computing as part of a fundamental shift in Internet architecture, moving network interconnection points from the core of the Internet to its outer perimeter.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company’s underwater data center, known as Project Natick, could play a key role in Microsoft’s future infrastructure.
It may be several years before there is a “pure play” opportunity for individuals to invest in edge computing, said panelists at last week’s Edge Congress. But private players are placing early bets, and watching trends for investment opportunities.
Edge computing is certainly here to stay. As we see greater distribution of IT systems and more connected devices the need to push content closer to end users is easily seen. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report, brought to you by BaseLayer, that explores the possibilities of the “edge data center” and how edge computing is changing the colocation landscape.