Edge Computing: Five Use Cases for the Here and Now

Presented by

Jim Davis, CEO and Principal Analyst, Edge Research Group

About this talk

Edge computing has the potential to be a huge area of growth for datacenter, cloud and other vendors. There are many flashy scenarios for the use of edge computing, including autonomous transportation and smart cities. But there are near term opportunities to target that have a better near-term payoff. Successful services in the market will need to address these opportunities as part of an ecosystem solving the needs of application developers. Attendees will gain insight into: - Use cases for edge computing based on what application developers need – now - The geography of the edge computing opportunity - Challenges for adoption of edge computing services - How the competitive landscape is evolving, and how an ecosystem approach to market development is key to deriving value from edge computing services

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