Why cloud computing is requiring us to rethink resiliency at the Edge

The continued growth of Internet of Things (IoT), the rising volume of digital traffic, and the increasing adoption of cloud-based applications are key technology trends that are changing the landscape of data centres.

A greater dependence on cloud-based applications means that businesses must rethink the level of redundancy of the physical infrastructure equipment remaining on-premise, at the “Edge”.

This whitepaper describes and critiques the common physical infrastructure practices seen today, proposes a method of analysing the resiliency needed, and discusses the best practices that will ensure employees remain connected to their business critical applications.


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