By 2022, more than 50% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside the data center or cloud.

— Thomas Bittman, Neil MacDonald and Ted Friedman, Gartner Distinguished VP Analysts


Gartner - How to Overcome Four Major Challenges in Edge Computing

The edge computing use case landscape is broad and its early deployments have been highly customized. Infrastructure and operations leaders will need to develop a multiyear edge computing strategy that addresses the challenges of diversity, location, protection and data.

Infrastructure and operations leaders building a strategy for cloud end edge computing should:

Create a living strategic plan, approach and framework for edge computing that balance a variety of requirements within manageable guidelines.
Minimize the attack surface by ensuring that edge computing hardware, software, applications, data and networking have security and self-protection built-in
Invest in technologies that automate data management and governance at the edge as much as possible.

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