First movers to the edge

EdgeInfra progresses toward proof of concept for Europe’s first edge data centres

Read this article to learn:

  • Characteristics of locations suitable for edge data centres
  • Comparing the economics of data centres with those of towers and fibre
  • What is an edge data centre in terms of space, power, management and security systems?
  • Why edge data centres could be co-located at macro cell towers – and where else they could be located
  • What is required to drive the need for edge data centres?

We’ve all heard the hyperbole about edge computing, including suggestions that 5G, IoT-enabled use cases will drive data closer to the edge, creating hundreds of edge data centres co-located with cell sites. But what will an edge data centre really consist of? How much power and space will it need? What are kinds of sites…

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