Businesses are always trying to improve the reliability and performance of their software for users, while at the same time trying to reduce their own costs. One strategy that accomplishes both of these goals at the same time is edge computing.
According to Gartner only 10% of data today is being created and processed outside of traditional data centers. By 2025, that number is projected to increase to 75% due to the rapid expansion of the internet of things (IoT) and more processing power being available on embedded and mobile devices. McKinsey has identified more than 100 different use cases, and projects around $200 billion in hardware value for edge computing being created over the next five to seven years.
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