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Managing the Data Tsunami: How AI and Edge Computing Will Enhance IoT Analytics

Published: 27 October 2017

ID: G00336930

Analyst(s): Mark Hung

Summary

The unprecedented volume and velocity of IoT data threatens to overwhelm the existing enterprise architecture. IoT enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders should use advances in AI and edge computing to control this flood of data.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • IoT analytics spans across the edge, the platform and the enterprise, introducing potential performance benefits but also additional challenges and complexity
  • Improvements in processing power, wireless communications and chipset costs are enabling more analytics at the edge
  • Increased use of AI in IoT analytics is enabling businesses to derive more value from their data and be more selective in the data they have to process

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