network edge

Network Edge
The Emerging Edge: Extending Cloud to Network Edge
Extending Cloud

Cloud innovation continues apace, with new ways arising for both cost-and performance conscious enterprises. Digital infrastructure is seeing a blurring of what is a core data center and what is network edge – balancing the tradeoffs between bandwidth requirements and cloud workload demand requirements. This creates new options that fit your competing priorities such as security, pricing, performance, and flexibility – and may also just add unneeded complexity. How will your digital enterprise understand and articulate your requirements, options, and the data you need to drive cloud and compute sourcing decisions?

With the recent evolution to fog computing and cloudlets, scattered micro data centers are now becoming en vogue, and in some cases, are seamlessly tied to direct-connect capacity from the giants of the world like AWS and Azure.

This brings yet another set of compelling options to the table, and has spinoff impact ranging from performance to more on-premise or close-premise managed services.. Suppliers are offering to build more flexibility across the board – from location to processing power to network freedom and overall configuration.

Extending Cloud

The right tools to make the right decisions Part 1

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Cloud computing isn’t emerging, futuristic, or innovative. It’s just a building block in the CIO’s infrastructure arsenal. One piece of evidence: it’s missing from Gartner’s latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. That doesn’t mean that all cloud technologies are commoditized …

Existing Cloud

The right tools to make the right decisions Part 2

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Are You Going to Be All Talk or All Action? ..Getting the Most out of Your Existing Cloud But supposing you’re one of the many that has made the leap and deployed some apps in the cloud. How will your organization continue to extract efficiencies for the long haul? It’s not just an arbitrage of …