Business Management

Why Cloud Computing is Requiring us to Rethink Resiliency at the Edge

Provided by Schneider Electric

Category Business Management

Type White Paper

Length 12

Publish Date October 31 2016

Date posted October 30 2017

Overview

Most edge data centers today are fraught with poor design practices, leading to costly downtime. A systematic approach to evaluating the availability all data centers in a hybrid environment is necessary to ensure investment dollars are spent where they will get the greatest return. This paper looks at what is behind the rise in ‘edge’ data centers, propose a method for evaluating the required level of resiliency for edge data centers to ensure business objectives are met, and describe best practices for implementing micro data centers on the edge.

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