Edge computing and its nearly endless possibilities

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Edge computing is coming into its own, and the possibilities are almost limitless. Companies that effectively leverage its power now will be positioned well for an edge-based future.

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A view from Red Hat on edge computing: What’s now and what’s next

In this episode, David Linthicum talks with Darrell Jordan-Smith, senior VP of industries and edge at Red Hat, about how companies are learning to manage and grow their edge environments. They discuss new edge computing products and services and how companies are leveraging them to innovate and drive improved customer experiences. They also talk about current edge trends like containers, automation, open source, and data sovereignty, as well as the future of edge computing.


Anything can be an edge device.

Darrell Jordan-Smith is senior vice president of industries and edge for Red Hat. He builds comprehensive ecosystems that bring together teams, communities, and technologies to generate new revenue and adopt innovative technology. Darrell also helps companies build agile, open, and integrated platforms for infrastructure, data, and applications at the edge. 


How is edge computing helping shape the future of IT?

Edge computing is often difficult to define, but what it's really about is making data and devices more affordable and connected, while reducing latency and increasing responsiveness.

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What's at the edge? The ability to solve real-world problems

Edge computing is the future of IT, but first it has to be standardized and managed properly. Companies that can effectively leverage the edge will be in a position to leapfrog their competitors.

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