The 3 Edge Computing Environments Where Partners Add Huge Value
Edge computing is plural, not singular—here’s where you can make the biggest impact for your customers.
With a plethora of buzzwords constantly swarming the IT industry, staying apprised of the latest catch phrases can be an ongoing challenge. Case in point: “edge computing” While the IT term currently ranks among the most buzz-worthy, many solution providers don’t fully understand that there are actually several edge computing definitions. In fact, Gartner recently classified five types of edge environments: the regional data center, local data center, compute, gateway and device edge.
When you talk to IT pros who are knee-deep within the complexity of buzzwords like “the edge,” it’s important to be able to delve deeper–not only to demonstrate your knowledge and credibility, but also to add real business value.
While the regional data center edge is occupied by colocation providers and MTDC, and the device edge encompasses products such as autonomous vehicles and wearable devices, we at Eaton want to help bolster your knowledge on the three edge computing environments where channel partners can really add value: