Business Management

The Fog Rolls In-Network Architectures for IoT and Edge Computing

Provided by Equinix

Category Business Management

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date December 14 2016

Date posted December 14 2016


The term ‘fog computing’ has emerged in recent years to describe a compute and network framework that supports Internet of Things applications. Whilst the term is not widely used, it has been gaining attention recently and highlights the close proximity of the compute resources to the data source, in contrast to cloud computing where compute resources are centralized and remote. This white paper discusses the emerging concept of ‘fog computing’ and considers the challenges many enterprises face in deploying fog architecture. 

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