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Designing Servers for IoT Edge Environments

Published: 22 June 2017

ID: G00324318

Analyst(s): Nick Jones , Philip Dawson , Heeral Kota, Martin Reynolds , Saniye Alaybeyi , Kiyomi Yamada , Andrew H Kim


The evolution of IoT is altering the infrastructure landscape, and traditional data center computing systems are not optimal for handling these workload demands. Technology strategic planners must know how to overcome the design, security and networking challenges that lie ahead.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Protect Against Physical and Data Security Threats
    • Preparing for Physical Threats
    • Preparing for Data Security Threats
  • Minimize Service Calls Through High-Reliability Design and Remote Diagnostics
  • Build a Portfolio With a Variety of Products From an Advanced Router to a Full Server Rack
    • Networking Related to IoT

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