What is edge computing?

Edge computing is a new network functionality that offers connected compute and storage resources right next to you! Wherever you are!

What are the benefits of edge computing?

Edge computing offers:
  • a dramatic improvement of customer experience through ultra-low latency
  • a reduction of data traffic through cloud services (e.g. big data analytics) right at the edge

What is our vision for open edge computing?

That all nearby components (DSL-boxes, WiFi access points, base stations) offer resources through open and standardized mechanisms to any application, device, or sensor to enable computation at the edge.

What is the Open Edge Computing Initiative?

The Open Edge Computing Initiative is a collective effort by multiple companies, driving the business opportunities and technologies surrounding edge computing. The current members of the initiative are listed below.

Initiative Members

Carnegie Mellon University

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