In a world of persistent connectivity and data access, we’re faced with a new challenge. ‘Slow is the new down.’ This mindset has helped drive the evolution of edge computing. And here comes the new edge data center.
Even if an application or resource is being delivered, it doesn’t mean it’s being utilized efficiently. This can cause major issues for users, customers, and the business overall. Plus, it can slow the pace of market competitiveness and your ability to implement new services. In our digital world, you simply require an architecture which gives you’re the closeness, or ‘intimacy,’ that you really need with your customers and users.
In this paper, we’ll explore the evolution of edge computing, how connectivity has evolved over the years, and how to actually prepare your data center and business for an edge ecosystem.
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.