I explained edge computing back in May, and how it’s related to cloud computing.

But I continue to get questions on the use of edge computing, especially on whether should enterprises begin to use edge computing anytime soon. To make that decision, there are three aspects of edge computing that you should consider:[ InfoWorld’s David Linthicum explains what exactly is edge computing. | Also: What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now. | Working with data in the cloud requires new thinking.
InfoWorld shows you the way: How Cosmos DB ensures data consistency in the global cloud. | Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]

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Edge computing is tactical, not strategic
Edge computing is about putting processing and data near the end points.

This saves the information from being transmitted from the point of consumption, such as a robot on a factory floor, back to centralized computing platforms, such as a public cloud.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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