4 Tips for Easier Edge Deployments

CINDY WAXER | March 5, 2019

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There are plenty of reasons for organizations to embrace edge computing. By moving applications, data, and computing services to the edge of a network, as opposed to a large data center or cloud, organizations can lower operating costs, improve application performance, reduce network traffic, and achieve real-time data analytics.As more organizations come to know the advantages of edge of network devices, many are eyeing deployments. In fact, according to the IDG 2018 State of the Network, 56% of networking professionals have plans for edge computing in their organizations.But deployments can come with challenges. Chief among these is security: edge devices running insecure software platforms that are unpatched can cause an organization to fall victim to a cyberattack. That’s especially true in the case of Internet of Thing devices, many of which don’t have traditional IT hardware protocols.

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