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1/30/2020
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Peter Bartolik, IoT World Today
Peter Bartolik, IoT World Today
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Edge Computing Frameworks Abound -- with None Yet Dominant

The edge will benefit from the developing frameworks -- once the market coalesces around a leading framework. -- IoT World Today

Edge computing architecture has become central to a variety of computing tasks. Edge provides lower latency and enables data-rich experiences, but at the same time, edge interoperability and standardization are key issues. To date, devices and apps on the edge enlist a variety of protocols and interfaces, which has perpetuated a Wild West at the edge. 

Edge architecture, which brings compute resources closer to the data and devices that need them, has been touted as a key paradigm beyond cloud computing. Some digital experiences require the lower latency that edge architecture can provide. At the same time, edge architecture lacks standards and common interfaces, which creates problems for devices and applications that need to interact with one another.

Read the rest of Peter Bartolik’s article about edge computing.

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