Edge computing requires a change in thinking from the current IT environment dominated by data centers and cloud-based services. Here are some best practices to consider when building a strategy for the edge.
Stories by Bob Violino
Data capture, data governance, and availability of services are among the biggest challenges IT will face in creating an IoT analytics environment. IoT analytics will also place new pressures on network infrastructure. Depending on the application and industry, IoT’s requirements will create more demand for additional bandwidth and less tolerance of latency within the network infrastructure.
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The era of installing software from a CD or from a datacenter’s server is coming to a close, as internet-delivered software makes applications available anywhere, anytime
The cloud-provided application development platform provides greater flexibility in tools and less overhead so your programmers can focus on code
The servers, operating systems, core software, and networking you’ve long deployed in your datacenter is moving outside your walls to the public cloud
Independence has its upsides and downsides. IT pros lend firsthand advice on the challenges of going solo,
Enterprise mobility management tools are evolving far past their mobile device management roots. New features include better analytics, integration with Office 365, mobile identity management -- and preparing for the internet of things.
AI on the verge: Early adopters reap business benefits, as machine learning nears the mainstream
Predictive analytics paired with real-time data helps lower the rate of surgical infections for this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.
This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree uses a data management tool to give its business users on-demand access to data.
A faster, more accurate pricing tool helps this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree
lower expenses and increase margins.
Cloud-based ERP helped turn this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an upstart in its market, into an industry leader within 10 years.
A data warehouse and BI software make this police department, a 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, more efficient.
A data analytics platform enables the early detection of bloodstream infections at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.