8 Edge Computing Trends To Watch In 2021
The Enterprisers Project, December 29th, 2020
January 10, 2021,
Volume 274, Issue 1

What's next for edge computing, and how should it shape your strategy? Experts weigh in on edge trends and talk workloads, cloud partnerships, security, and related issues

Stephanie Overby writes in The Enterprisers Project, "All year, industry analysts have been predicting that that edge computing - and complimentary 5G network offerings --- will see significant growth, as major cloud vendors are deploying more edge servers in local markets and telecom providers pushing ahead with 5G deployments.

The global pandemic has not significantly altered these predictions. In fact, according to IDC's worldwide IT predictions for 2021, COVID-19's impact on workforce and operational practices will be the dominant accelerator for 80 percent of edge-driven investments and business model change across most industries over the next few years..."

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