“Alexa, what’s the weather?” “Hey Siri, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.” A simple spoken command is all it takes for many people to obtain information or interact with their appliances today. Similarly, in the not-too-distant future, instead of asking for directions to a location we might simply tell our vehicles to take us there. The unprecedented scale and complexity of data that is being created by internet connected devices has outpaced network and infrastructure capabilities. Gartner estimates that by 2025, 75% of data will be processed outside the traditional, centralized cloud data center.
To offer you deeper insights on this topic, we are pleased to announce the publication of our latest whitepaper titled “Edge Computing – An Overview” authored by Information Technology Risk Control Specialist Edgar Germer.
The article provides an overview of the challenges resulting from the proliferation of a digitally interconnected society and the technology being implemented to address these challenges – specifically, the shift from a cloud-based computing to edge-based computing.
More whitepapers can be found on our website.