Locate IoT data where it belongs – locally.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to surpass mobile devices as the largest category of connected devices in 2018. Although a single IoT device may require relatively low bandwidth, millions of them combined can generate exponential amounts of data, putting enormous strain on networks. And many IoT and IIoT sensors provide critical data to latency-sensitive applications.
Shipping massive amounts of data to a data center located miles away is costly and less efficient than processing it at the edge with extracted results sent upstream.
EdgeMicro solutions reduce IoT providers’ reliance on long-distance network connectivity. By locating dense compute, storage and network resources locally, large IoT systems operate more efficiently with higher availability and lower latency.
“The number of networked devices and connections is projected to climb to 26.3 billion by 2020, up from 16.3 billion in 2015. This amounts to roughly three devices for every man, woman and child on the planet.”
– Cisco Systems Visual Networking Index (VNI) 2016-2021