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Announcing the Second Annual Edge Woman of the Year Award

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State of the Edge and Edge Computing World Present the Second Annual Edge Woman of the Year Award Edge Computing Industry Seeks to Recognize Women Shaping the Future of Edge…

State of the Edge Joins LF Edge

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On April 8, 2020, State of the Edge became part of The Linux foundation. This extends a long-standing relationship between the two organizations, which began in 2018 when we contributed…

International Women’s Day: Edge Woman of the Year

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In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to again celebrate our first ever Edge Woman of the Year, Farah Papaioannou, Co-Founder and President of Edgeworx, Inc. This award was…

Following up on the 2019 Edge Woman of the Year Award, an Interview with Farah Papaioannou

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Last December, State of the Edge and Edge Computing World presented edge industry leader Farah Papaioannou with the First Annual Edge Woman of the Year Award 2019.  It was a…

Applications at the Industrial Edge

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By Vineet Anshuman Co-founder, Cloudlyte & Vikram Balimidi Director Of Product and Marketing, SD-WAN Services   Major strides have been made in the last few years in making Augmented Reality…

IoT, AI & Networking at the Edge

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by Mike Capuano CMO at Pluribus Networks   5G is the first upgrade to the cellular network that will be justified not only by higher speeds and new capabilities targeted…

Edge Is the New Cloud

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By Lance Crosby Founder & CEO at Stackpath   As the founder and CEO of SoftLayer (what is now IBM Cloud) I had the opportunity to be at the forefront…

If You Want to Understand the Edge, Just Look at Your Phone

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By Peter Christy Independent Analyst   The last decade has seen a remarkable and rapid transformation of consumer and enterprise IT alike, triggered by the introduction of the smartphone and…

In the Clouds: The Times They Are a-Changin’

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By Mahdi Yahya CEO & Co-founder, Ori   I spent my twenties in data centers around the world, plugging in cables, building networks, and chomping on tuna sandwiches with engineers…

What the Cutting Edge Looks Like Today

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By Jim Davis Principal Analyst, Edge Research Group   Since last year’s State of the Edge Report I’ve presented at conferences in Mexico City, Toronto, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas,…

And Now the Time Has Come: 5G & the Edge

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By Geoff Hollingworth CMO, MobiledgeX   We (the mobile ecosystem, all of us) are at a watershed moment—or at least that’s how I think we’ll see it a few years…

The Data Layer Challenge at the Rapidly Evolving Edge

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By Ellen Rubin CEO, Clear Sky Data   In the early days of the cloud, it was common to hear tech visionaries talk about how nearly all enterprise infrastructure would…

Bridging the Last Mile: Convergence at the Infrastructure Edge

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  By Cole Crawford CEO, Vapor IO The last mile represents the final hop in our end-to-end telecommunications networks, where data bridges from infrastructure to device. Examples include the coaxial…

The Event-Driven Edge is the Most Important Idea in Cloud Computing

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By Chetan Venkatesh CEO & Co-founder, Macrometa Corp.  For those who closely follow the evolution of the edge, a big question to reckon with is whether the edge is the…

A Tug of War at the Edge

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By Joseph Noronha Director and COO, Detecon Inc. Operators around the world are falling over themselves to claim to be first in the 5G race with a string of announcements…

How Much Will the Edge Cost?

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  by Iain Gillott Founder and President of iGR   Factors impacting the cost of the edge Edge computing emerged on the wireless industry stage several years ago, and there…

The Enterprise and the Edge

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  By Zac Smith  CEO and Co-founder, Packet If you asked 100 network engineers where the “edge” of today’s internet lives, I bet a fair number of them would point…

Edge Computing and Highly-Personalized Notifications

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Nearly 3 billion people worldwide use smartphones. For many of us, these devices are our primary connection to the larger world. These personal devices store and express our digital identities…

The Edgeless Cloud and Flatnets

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    By Francis McInerney Managing Director of North River Ventures The math of Cloud Inflation says that, at some point, your smartphone becomes my server. So, forget everything you…

Get an Edge on Distance Education with Virtual Reality

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With social media giant Facebook’s launch of Horizon, a Virtual Reality (VR) world, it’s easy to see how VR could quickly penetrate the mainstream. From entertainment to business, VR has been…

Monolith to Microservices in the Physical World

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  By Antonio “Pelle” Pellegrino — Founder & CEO, Mutable Mutable helps software developers create scalable and fast web services by automating DevOps and providing edge technology all around the…

Who Will Build & Pay for the Edge

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    By Monica Paolini — Principal at Senza Fili Senza Fili is an analyst and consulting firm that provides advisory support on wireless technologies and services. This much is…

Increasing BMS IQ via Edge Computing

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  By Art King, Director of Enterprise Services Courtesy of Connected Real Estate Magazine (Rich Berliner, Publisher) We are on the cusp of an automation wave that has the potential…

User Requirements at the Edge: Defining Success

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Edge computing is an inevitable evolution in data processing, transmission and storage. To make the best use of this infrastructure, developing the right practices and processes around the many new…
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Get Your Free Copy of our First Topical Report: Data at the Edge

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State of the Edge has published its first topic-specific report, Data at the Edge: Managing and Activating Information in a Distributed World. Building upon the inaugural edge computing ecosystem report…
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Hey, Mobile Operators: You Need to Move Faster and Be More Nimble!

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Peter Christy, a former 451 analyst, analyzes the value of agility and suggests that mobile operators could benefit by moving fast like cloud operators do. Note: This is a guest…
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Mobile Gaming at the Edge

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Edge computing promises to deliver better mobile gaming experiences, which could reinvigorate the market for games on mobile devices. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from an industry expert,…

What the Cutting Edge Looks Like Today

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By Jim Davis Principal Analyst, Edge Research Group   Since last year’s State of the Edge Report I’ve presented at conferences in Mexico City, Toronto, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas,…
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Bringing Software Developers to the Edge

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Edge computing promises better user experiences and greater efficiencies, but without software the edge is just computers. Realizing the full potential of edge needs a catalyst—software developers. Editor’s Note: This…
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Edge Computing is a Distributed Data Problem

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We are told that low latency and imagination are the only prerequisites for building tomorrow’s edge applications. Tragically, this is an incomplete and false hope. Editor’s Note: This is a…
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Three Crucial Decisions that will Align Edge Computing with IoT Use Cases

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To date, many IoT architectures have been driven by expedience and technology rather than a careful understanding of the end goals. While this has allowed for rapid iteration, it’s also…
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Crossing the Edge Chasm: Two Essential Problems Wireless Operators Need to Solve Before the Edge Goes Mainstream

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Geoffrey Moore's landmark book Crossing the Chasm offers insight into how wireless operators are being challenged to make edge computing mainstream. Read on to understand the gap between what will satisfy innovators…
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Life on the Edge: History Repeats Itself

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As we watch the pendulum swing between core and edge, where will you place your bets? Lance Crosby, CEO and Chairman of StackPath takes us on a historical journey and…
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Four Killer Services for the Wireless Edge

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As telco operators look to harden their business models around edge investment, the conversation always comes back to use cases. Joseph Noronha of Detecon serves up what he sees as…
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Uniting Behind a Cloud-Native Edge

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As the number of internet-connected devices reaches into the billions, we need cloud-native models that can facilitate edge and IoT applications. Jason Shepherd of the open source EdgeX Foundry explores…
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The Infrastructure for Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles promise to transform how we move about our world, as well as how we deliver and receive goods and services. However, they also create significant challenges for modern…
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Infrastructure Edge: Beachfront Property for the Mobile Economy

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Mobile operators and other owners of wireless infrastructure command the most valuable “beachfront property” in the race to develop a global edge cloud. Joseph Noronha of Detecon takes us on…
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The Inevitable Obviousness of the Wireless Edge Cloud

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Peter Christy, a former 451 analyst, asks the question: Is a wireless edge cloud a bold new wave of computing, or just as the obvious? Note: This is a guest post…
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Are we Smart Enough to Build the Intelligent Edge?

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has been advancing at phenomenal speeds on many fronts, but it’s also beset by challenges in a few key areas. Can edge computing help? Ed Nelson, director…
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Edge: The End of Cloud as we Know It?

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Many have predicted that edge computing will completely replace cloud. Is this even possible? Reasonable? Let's find out. Peter Levine, a well-regarded thought leader and partner at Andreessen Horowitz gave…
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Edge Platforms

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Peter Christy, former analyst at 451 Research, helps us find the edge and understand the platforms that will make it more accessible. Editor's Note: This is a guest post from…
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Start Your Engines!

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About a year ago, Matt Trifiro and I were enjoying a few beers at a brewery in the Mission District during one of my trips to the Bay Area from…