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2020 technology industry outlook
Edge computing is accelerating growth in technology
Cloud computing and artificial intelligence will once again dominate the technology headlines, but 2020 could be a breakout year for edge computing. Deloitte’s global technology, media, and telecommunications industry leader, Paul Sallomi, shares his perspectives on the advantages of processing data locally and how partnerships will play a key role in accelerating growth in technology.
Interview with Paul Sallomi
While familiar themes such as cloud computing (including everything-as-a-service, or XaaS) and artificial intelligence (AI) will once again dominate technology headlines, 2020 could be a breakout year for “edge computing.” According to Paul Sallomi, global technology, media, and telecommunications industry leader and US global technology sector leader, the time is right for companies to seriously consider exploring the advantages—including reduced latency and lower bandwidth costs—of processing data locally, at the edge of their networks. In terms of strategy, partnerships will likely become even more essential for technology companies looking to deliver solutions that drive true business outcomes for customers.
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