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The Edge Manifesto: Digital Business, Rich Media, Latency Sensitivity and the Use of Distributed Data Centers

Published: 31 July 2015

ID: G00290109

Analyst(s): Bob Gill

Summary

The edge manifesto calls for the placement of content, compute and data center resources on the edge of the network, closer to concentrations of users. This augmentation of the traditional centralized data center model ensures a better user experience demanded by digital business.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • How Can We Guarantee Acceptable Performance?
    • What Can We Do?
    • How We've Solved Content Delivery Challenges Before
  • The Edge Manifesto
    • The Edge Manifesto
  • Bottom Line
  • Appendix
    • The Nexus of Forces and Digital Business

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