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Cloud and Edge are part of the same Continuum

Posted by Marc-Elian Bégin on 10-Oct-2018 11:23:00

There have been wild predictions recently that the edge will overtake if not kill the cloud in terms of volume of data processed. While it is helpful to raise awareness of the potential of edge computing, which is undoubtedly huge, it is also an oversimplification. Instead of adding fuel to this dispute, I prefer to offer peace and bring those two fundamental building blocks together.

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Topics: Cloud for Business, Smart Cities, Edge, IoT, Industry 4.0, edge computing, near data processing

Improving Emergency Situation Management in Smart Cities

Posted by Cristóvão Cordeiro on 09-Oct-2017 16:47:23

Managing the Fog

Fog computing and edge computing are ways of bringing cloud computing capabilities to the edge of the network and closer to the rapidly growing number of connected devices and sensors that consume computing services and generate massive amounts of data. This raises difficulties in terms of the architecture and management of computing systems and it is exactly this issue which is being addressed by  the mF2C project.

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Topics: Cloud for Business, Smart Cities

What is Edge Computing?

Posted by Marc-Elian Bégin on 26-May-2017 07:04:12

Edge Computing is one of the latest buzz expressions in the ICT world, along with IoT, big data, edge analytics and cognitive computing. 
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Topics: Cloud for Business, Smart Cities

Demystifying Hyperconvergence

Posted by Marc-Elian Bégin on 20-Sep-2016 15:39:29

It's hard to keep up with IT trends. Hyperconvergence is one of the latest buzz words in IT and cloud computing. It embodies an attempt to simplify IT systems and provides simpler hardware and software solutions from which to build integrated cloud services.  It's not surprising, since the IT world is swimming in complexity and most C-level executives are trying to understand why they don't reap the benefit of recent moves toward cloud computing and software-defined everything.

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Topics: Cloud for Business

How Can Managed Service Providers Keep Pace with the Cloud Market?

Posted by Louise Merifield on 04-May-2015 10:13:00

This blog looks the position of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in the technology market and how service providers can increase margins.

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Topics: Cloud for Business

How Can Value-Added Resellers Survive the Cloud?

Posted by Louise Merifield on 18-Mar-2015 12:47:00

This blog looks at how Value-Added Resellers are being affected by changes in the technology market. Is there a rainbow over the cloud for VARs?

Value-Added Resellers (VARs) have excellent application and OEM hardware knowledge but find their expertise overlooked in the stampede to get to the cloud. What can VARs do to break into the cloud services market and access the huge potential income there?

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Topics: Cloud for Business