Top 10 edge computing trends for 2021

As we stand on the cusp of 5G making edge computing a mainstream technology, here are the trends driving its transformation

|Jan 8|magazine1 min read

Edge computing is about to go from a theoretical ‘nice to have’ to a practical ‘must have’. Why? Because, to date, perching data processing between the cloud and the premises has been problematic for networks. 5G promises to change all that, drastically reducing latency and providing virtualisation systems that are indistinguishable from local hardware. It’s a leap forward for enterprise computing in many ways. Here are 10 of the things to expect.