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What Tech Product Managers Must Know About Edge Computing in 2019

Published: 20 December 2018

ID: G00379625

Analyst(s): Thomas Bittman , Bob Gill , Aapo Markkanen


Edge computing is shaking up the infrastructure and operations market, even though the term itself is poorly defined. This research document presents Gartner’s definition of edge computing and advises technology product managers on how to address the trend in their products.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is the “Edge?”
  • What Is “Edge Computing?”
  • Recommendations to Technology Product Managers

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