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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020: Empowered Edge

Published: 10 March 2020

ID: G00450640

Analyst(s): Nick Jones, David Cearley

Summary

The edge will become empowered with sophisticated compute resources and more data storage. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders will use edge computing to respond to technology trends and to improve resiliency, responsiveness, security and user experiences.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Why the Empowered Edge Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Empowered Edge Fits in the Top 10
  • Adopt Edge Architectures and Technologies to Improve Resilience, User Experience and Responsiveness, and Reduce Cost
  • Create Innovative Products and Services Using Edge Principles
  • Seek Fast ROI for Edge Investments and Manage Immaturity Risks
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

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