Edge computing is picking up steam. According to this recent report by Turbonomic (requires registration), nearly 50 percent of organizations use or plan to use edge computing in the next 18 months.
For those of you watching this market, many existing development projects listed as “edge computing” barely qualify for the title. Still, considering the state of edge computing just a few years ago, this is a huge leap in growth.
The factors that drive enterprise movement to the edge include:
- Edge-based solutions in the public cloud. In essence, these are pared down, private cloud versions of public clouds, such