The need to process information close to where it is being consumed has become paramount to end user satisfaction. Whether supporting real-time analytics associated with the Internet of Things (IoT) or reducing latency on data-intensive applications, legacy technology may not be enough for the current demands of the edge evolution.
3.3 zettabytes of IP traffic expected by 2021 (Cisco)
20.8 billion connected devices in 2020 (Gartner)
Case Study: Responding to changing customer behaviors, a major retailer of multiple brands developed a new in-store concept that required more robust IT support than its traditional stores. To launch the concept, the company needed a repeatable infrastructure solution that could be rapidly deployed across its network.