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Edge Computing: Towards a More Distributed Future

Edge Computing: Towards a More Distributed Future

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SUMMARY

This research reveals that the global edge computing market is expected to increase 54% over 2018-2025 and reach $28 billion.

The paper mentions this emerging technology's main benefits which are low latency, optimization of bandwidth usage, cost reduction and ensuring the security of data collected/processed 

This report aims at offering a comprehensive understanding of what edge computing consists of and points out what companies in India are doing in this field.

According to this paper, service providers in India are consolidating their presence across the edge computing landscape – hardware, services, products, and technology. The paper notes that startups in the country are offering solutions on smart sensors and devices, smart meters and smart cameras, edge gateway, edge internet, edge platforms, AI & analytics platform for the edge.

Among the main reasons why edge computing is seeing a rise, the study highlights that the increase is due to the growing use of AR/VR, increasing penetration of AI/ML, the flexibility that 5G offers when it comes to responsiveness and bandwidth and the boost of IoT devices. On the other hand, edge computing is behind the emergence of self-healing technologies, micro data centers, the convergence of IT & OT and microservices.

Regarding the monetization of the edge, this is conducted via OTT apps, as-a-service offerings, platformisation, APIs, the document says. The research also takes a look at the challenges affecting this technology. The lack of standards is worth a mention. The cybersecurity and physical security concerns are also highlighted and these would need addressing.

OUTLINE

Introduction & Methodology

Executive Summary

Edge computing

Market landscape

Appendix

DETAILS

Overview

Researchfinder Rating
5 out of 5 stars
Title
Edge Computing: Towards a More Distributed Future
Region
Asia Pacific
Published
Nov. 15, 2019
Publisher
NASSCOM
Price
FREE
Language
ENGLISH

Content

Number of Pages
54
Number of Tables
0
Number of Exhibits
40
Topics
cloud, iot, networks
Tags
5G, AI, artificial intelligence, asia-pacific, cloud computing, edge computing, india, internet of the things, iot, NASSCOM, robotics, security
Companies mentioned
Tata Elxsi, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Amazon, IBM, Cognizant, Google, AT&T , Infosys, Wipro, Porsche, Mozark, Alef, HCL, Ericsson, Equinix, Apple, Accenture, Huawei
Methodology
This report is based on research conducted about Indian service providers and startups. The information compiled is based on in- depth conversations with integrated players on their edge business and strategies and representatives from startup companies. Additional research involved a deep examination of current reports by several well-known research firms.
EVALUATION

This report gives an excellent description of what edge computing is and the reasons why it is necessary with plenty of examples of edge computing companies in India. 

Positives:

  • Great graphs
  • Quotes from experts
  • Plenty of case studies
  • Clear language
  • Excellent content

 

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