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Shadow IT Supports Cloud Technology

by Leonard Hancock on March 30, 2017

Authorized and otherwise, usage of cloud technology expands despite reports of its eventual demise.  

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Edging Out the Cloud

Some followers of the IT industry believe that the cloud’s days are numbered. Peter Levine, general partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is one who considers the cloud’s demise inevitable. Levine believes that the centralized model of cloud computing is unsustainable in the coming era of the Internet of Things (IoT). Network latency, Levine thinks, is simply too big an issue given the speed and clutter of cloud computing.

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Topics: Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Cloud Computing, Datacenters

Edge Computing Takes Processing Back from the Cloud

by Leonard Hancock on March 23, 2017

By shifting computing power back to its source, edge computing solves latency problems with the cloud and the internet of things.edge-computing.jpg

Information Traffic Jams

With the development of increasingly sophisticated Smart Devices, the speed of data transfer has become a significant challenge for information technology (IT) companies. Transmitting raw or unstructured information in large quantities slows the speed with which a device can respond and carry out its function. Transmission lines become increasingly clogged by millions of users, and yet some data, such as the reaction of a self-driving car to road conditions, is time sensitive, and must be delivered immediately.

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Topics: Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Cloud Computing, Datacenters