By Enterprise Technology Review | Monday, July 15, 2019
FREMONT, CA: With more businesses deploying devices, Internet of Things (IoT) has grown parallel with the quantity of data these devices create. The generated data is then flung back to data centers where it goes through analysis to be later used by organizations. To analyze this data in real-time at the edge of the network is the impetus behind the proliferation of edge computing.
Edge computing is destined to be an “innovation trigger” with conventional adoption expected as early as 2020 together with other promising technologies including 5G and quantum computing. For instance, as the IoT continues to proliferate, the quantity of data being created will skyrocket. This shift will generate new requirements like the ability to analyze data in real-time.
Over the upcoming years, edge computing solutions will be essential to the gathering, processing, and acting on the data created by connected devices with dispatch. Not only will this boost processing supremacy to help manage the rise in data quantities, but also augment the pace and effectiveness of data handling. In tandem, this will supply real-time perception from the IoT data that is being gathered, helping enterprises to analyze networks and seize the true value of next-generation connectivity apparatuses.
Edge Computing to Play Vital Role in IoT Deployments:
As Internet of Things (IoT) grows, edge computing will let data processing take place closer to where data is being excavated, facilitating data analysis in real-time. Edge computing will also help in reducing connectivity costs by eliminating the requirement for ultra-fast connectivity among devices and conventional data centers.
There are also issues with data privacy and security with the increasing hypersensitivity around data storage and data accessibility. For instance, with mobile devices now able to operate data effectively without the need for transportation, end users can have admission to the immediate personalized experiences they crave without the risk of a data breach. Eventually, edge computing will be fundamental to processing IoT data more quickly, aiding end users and organizations to get the best out of technology.