edge computing

May 7, 2020

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Schneider Electric Simplify Edge Computing

At this year’s Cisco Live, I caught up with Scott San Antonio, director global strategic alliances for Schneider Electric, to talk about Schneider’s latest product, the NetShelter WX 6U Wall Mount enclosure. Designed for non-traditional IT infrastructure locations, such as light industrial and retail applications, it can be mounted on the wall or the floor […]

April 16, 2020

DEVELOPER

Can You Play Minecraft on a Cisco Switch?

Cloud Computing is awesome... everything centrally working in one place. But, in some cases putting computing workload on to networking devices like a switch might be very beneficial! Watch this video to see how to host your computer game servers directly on the switch.

Edge computing: Benefits and IoT use cases

Edge computing brings a number of benefits to the Internet of Things. Reduced latency, improved resiliency and availability, lower costs, and local data storage (to assist with regulatory compliance) to name a few. In my last blog post I examined some of these benefits as a means of defining exactly where is the edge. Now […]

IoT: Quench the thirst for smart water management

Water is one of our most precious resources. Yet every year, we lose more than 126 million cubic meters globally to leaks, poor metering and theft. Beyond that is the energy wasted moving water that never gets used. It adds up to staggering economic – and environmental – costs. It also presents one of the […]

From outside-in to inside-out: My take on IoT

At IDC I co-founded a practice that studied the three dimensions of IoT: industry technology platforms, industry verticals and industry geographies. As an industry analyst, I had a front-row ticket to the IoT market and continually witnessed incredible innovations. Like many other experts, I kept my seatbelt buckled for what we expected to be IoT’s […]

Cisco Edge Intelligence: IoT data orchestration from edge to multi cloud

The next frontier in IoT will be won with applications that drive growth and profitability with clean, secure and reliable data. Enter: IoT Edge Computing. Cisco Edge Intelligence helps Cisco IoT bridge the gap between where data is generated and where it's consumed. It offers an out-of-the-box, plug-and-play solution for everything in between.

January 10, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Three Services from 5G: Massive Machine Type Communications

Considering the current growth of the Internet and the arrival of eMBB in 5G, transmitting that IoT data will require 5G wireless capacity that is three orders of magnitude greater than the existing 4G networks to avoid overloading the network.

September 19, 2019

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

An introduction to edge computing and use case examples

What is edge computing? Edge computing is a very loosely defined term in the industry. Many people are familiar with it, but there are differences in understanding what it means.