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Computing From Cloud to Edge

Cliff Grossner, Ph.D.  (Executive Director Research & Technology Fellow, Omdia | Informa Tech)

Lucas Beran  (Principal Analyst, Cloud and Data Center, Omdia | Informa Tech)

Brian Washburn  (Practice Leader, Network Transformation & Cloud, Omdia | Informa Tech)

Julian Watson  (Principal Analyst, IoT, Omdia | Informa Tech)

David Shacochis  (Vice President and Field CTO for Enterprise Technology, Lumen)

Bill Carter  (CTO, Open Compute Project Foundation)

Date: Tuesday, October 6

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

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Event Type: Training

Track: Cloud Environments

Vault Recording: TBD

To meet the needs of new latency-sensitive applications that include large data sets, workloads are becoming highly distributed, expanding the compute ecosystem to be closer to the user. There are many "edges" and exciting use cases emerging, driven by new vendors looking to take market share during market disruptions. This workshop, led by Omdia experts, will provide a definition for edge computing, look at new edge-enabled use cases including IoT and 5G, and highlight emerging vendors that might disrupt the market.

All times listed below are in PT.
9:00 - 9:30am: Edge Computing: What and Where Is It? - Cliff Grossner, Ph.D.
9:35 - 10:05am: Top Edge Computing Use Cases and Disruptive Vendors - Lucas Beran
10:10 - 10:20am: Break
10:20 - 10:40am: The Service Provider Enabled Edge - Brian Washburn
10:45 - 11:05am: The IoT Edge - Julian Watson
11:10 - 11:50am: Wrap-Up Panel Discussion
Moderator: Cliff Grossner
Panelists: David Shacochis & Bill Carter

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