Intelligent Data Centres Issue 40 - Page 18

THIS SURVEY MAKES CLEAR THE URGENT DEMAND FOR COMPUTING CLOSER TO THE END-USER .
DATA CENTRE PREDICTIONS
“ The next five years will reshape the data centre landscape , shifting more and more computing to the Edge while buttressing the enterprise facilities at the core of modern hybrid networks ,” said Martin Olsen , Global Vice President for Edge Strategy and Transformation for Vertiv . “ This survey makes clear the urgent demand for computing closer to the enduser . The future of computing is about speed and latency , and the only way to meet the need is to build out the Edge of the network .”
“ In Asia , a good percentage of those surveyed were either already deploying several Edge locations or are planning to deploy a significant number of Edge locations in the near future . This tracks with what we are consistently seeing in our business , as more customers shift select deployments to the Edge , to reduce latency and improve bandwidth and overall services ,” said Anand Sanghi , President , ASI ( Australia / New Zealand , south-east Asia , India , Japan and South Korea ), Vertiv . “ But concerns still remain . Survey respondents in the region ranked security and latency at the Edge as their top concerns and we are working with our customers to ensure that these are addressed .”
The survey results arrive on the heels of the release late last year of Edge Archetypes 2.0 : Deployment-Ready

THIS SURVEY MAKES CLEAR THE URGENT DEMAND FOR COMPUTING CLOSER TO THE END-USER .

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