Although edge computing is often seen as the antithesis of cloud computing, the opposite is the case. Both IT deployment models have their strengths and weaknesses, and should therefore be used where appropriate.

The question is how these “new” infrastructure elements can be integrated into an overall hybrid IT infrastructure management model.

Contents:

Management Summary

What Is Edge Computing?

• Definitions
• Why bother with edge computing?

How Does Edge Computing Fit in with the Overall IT Architecture?

How Can Edge Computing Be Integrated into Infrastructure Management?

• Kubernetes for IoT and OT, and therefore also for edge computing

PAC’s Recommendations

• Recommendations for IT providers
• Recommendations for IT users

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