Though many companies are adopting Edge computing and are predicting the end of Cloud computing, this is not substantiated because there is currently no analytical framework to prove it. Edge computing is not the only solution for the challenges faced by IT vendors and organizations and does not handle all applications across every environment, thus, Cloud computing will still remain a crucial part of an organization’s IT infrastructure. For example an IoT device with computing power attached to it, along with Azure functionality. The device-deployed code responds in real-time by shutting down the IoT machine in case of a damaging failure condition, while the rest of the application runs in Azure. The million-dollar machine is no longer dependent on cloud loop for emergency response due to its utilization of edge computing and still works in harmony with cloud computing to run, deploy, and manage the IoT devices remotely. This sustains that cloud computing will remain relevant and work alongside edge computing to provide data analytics and real-time solutions for organizations.
Europe 2 2022
This year is about building a foundation for continual transformation in Europe and across the world. The change in
today’s market has made it crucial to continually evolve and
optimise the technologies that keep businesses competitive.
Although there are arguments about whether edge computing extends
the cloud or sits outside, it is misguided to see the struggle to provide
low latency infrastructure as some kind of stand-off between regional
data centres and the public cloud.
When it comes to implementing private 5G networks, integration with legacy systems and networks is seen as a key
barrier. Likewise, many view infrastructure complexity as a
challenge, as well as a lack of technical skills and expertise
available to deploy private 5G. These barriers can be over- come by outsourcing to a managed service provider when
implementing private 5G, as well as using system integra- tion services when engaging with suppliers.
Unified Communications is a significantly more mature
market today compared to the early technologies hindered
by clunky solutions that ultimately delivered limited functionality. Modern cloud technologies can help businesses
strike the balance between employee productivity and
customer satisfaction, even in the event of office closures.
When managing infrastructures, two basic rules are to avoid
a single point of failure and incorporate tolerance into the
foundation of the environment. Outages to data centers
managed by major public cloud providers don’t go unnoticed because many businesses use these platforms.
It’s likely many businesses can find cost savings when
adopting cloud-based systems over on-premise. Pre-pandemic, when we all worked in offices and used on-premise
equipment to run windows workloads and apps, our opera- tional costs were low. With the move to remote working,
using these same systems has become more expensive.
More businesses overall, have implemented a strategy for
edge rather than private or public cloud, according to The
Race to the Connected Future research.
With more than twenty years’ experience in the IT, Mobile and Electronics
industries, Julien Bertheuil is a seasoned professional. His background as
Sales Director in Acer, where he first led the Smartphone commercial unit,
then later headed the Smart Products and IoT Sales team, guides his approach
for the strategic implementation of commercial strategies that support
business goals effectively
Manufacturing has a history of moving at a glacial pace when adopting new technology such as cloud-based solutions, but cloud is not new anymore. In recent years, cloud computing and SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) have begun to dominate. More and more manufacturers are looking to switch their quality management to a cloud-based quality system. Simply, in today’s ever-changing and volatile manufacturing climate, the cost advantages, power, and versatility of the cloud have become essential to survival.
Onboarding has historically been one of the most challenging processes for a telco to digitalise, due to the need for a physical SIM to be provided to the customer and processes like identity verification needing to be done in person.
The pandemic highlighted the need for cloud migration. But
cloud migration isn’t just about moving to the cloud; it
involves a state of continuous reinvention if the cloud strategy is to reduce costs and create new opportunities — it’s no
wonder this option appears to be a hard pill to swallow.
It goes without saying that the NHS has been under extraordinary
pressure over the past 18 months. Not only were hospitals bursting at
the seams with COVID-19 patients, but the National Health Service
was also required to innovate at breakneck speed.
One priority must be ensuring businesses have visibility and
the agility to pivot as problems occur. Many are not proac- tively notified if something goes offline. Even when they
are aware, it may be difficult to understand which piece of
equipment at which location has a problem. To solve errors,
an organisation might need to perform a quick system
reboot remotely. If this does not work, there may be a problem with a software update or other serious issue. That’s
where the concept of Out-of-Band comes into play.