Digital Explosion

The Cloud Enabled New Applications

Cloud computing enabled applications to become mature, but at what cost of intelligence and performance?

The Cloud and the Network Remained Distant

Devices and Applications are starved of proximate computing power limiting the creation of new applications and services.

The Edge Enables a
New Class of Applications

Bridging together the Network and Cloud environments enables a new Edge Cloud and Edge API’s!

Digital Transformation

Device Explosion

Data Growth

  • We are on the cusp of a seismic paradigm shift wherein computing and communications will move from the core network and a centralized cloud architecture to the Edge.
  • Edge Internet is a network upgrade to current fixed and mobile network architecture such that compute and data resources are always available at the nearest node possible and optimized for performance and cost.
  • Edge not only enables new applications and services but also makes the existing apps run better and more cost effectively.
  • The current Internet architecture is running into the limits of balancing performance and costs.

  • The current mobile network architecture is running into the limits of how congestion is managed cost effectively especially in light of a 3x surge expected with 5G.
    • While 5G reduces the Device-to-RAN latency, the overall E2E latency doesn’t get reduced dramatically.

  • The new set of applications and services are not possible without an upgrade of the network architecture e.g. VR, Cloud Streaming, Cloud Robotics, Sports Betting, Advanced Manufacturing, Holographic Entertainment and Autonomous Fleets.
  • The densification nature of the 5G network is natural fit for Edge Computing but Edge doesn’t rely on a specific access technology. It is more of an architectural upgrade wherein you move the resources (content, compute, analytics, AI training and inference, data residency, etc.) closer to the Edge on-demand and anticipatorily.

  • Thus Edge is as much applicable to 3G or 4G as it is to 5G, to WiFi as it is to Fixed. Edge does shine in use cases where low  latency is not achievable through access means.

  • 5G doesn’t eliminate the RAN-Core-Cloud latencies.

Internet, Mobile, Cloud... Edge!

The Edge Internet Economy builds on and extends the existing tech ecosystems.

Introducing The Edge Cloud

Ideals of the Edge Cloud

1

Edge Connectivity for  any application, data, or device  

2

Compute & storage on-demand for you at the Edge

3

Easy to use API’s and integration tools for a friction free expierence

4

Secure by design at all Edge Clouds – Public and Private

5

Analyze and manage all APIs integrations from a single interface 

Creating New Tools for New Applications

Edge APIs...

Edge Droid

Edge Click

Edge Tube

Edge Play

Edge 3

Edge Force

Edge Eye

Edge Vision

Edge Store

Edge View

Edge Harmony

3rd Party APIs

Etc.

...Enable...

...New Applications

Agriculture

V2X

Construction

Drones

eSports

IoT

Smart Cities

Hospitals

AR & VR

Oil & Gas

Smart Factories

Vehicles

Smart Security

AI

Etc.

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Dr Ganesh Sundaram wins Biggest Individual Contribution to Edge Computing Development

This award recognizes the Edge Computing Ambassadors, those individuals who are instrumental in driving edge computing development and who have been particularly active over the last 12 months in ensuring the continued progression of edge computing research, development and trials.