We interrupt your regularly scheduled migration to the cloud to bring you a much more important megatrend called the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things demands a low-latency, distributed, peer-to-peer environment that can only be found in the fog layer via edge computing.
Mobile employees working around the world are best served by globally distributed cloud services + replicated data with low network latency. Your organization may have customers and employees distributed all over the world. These people have neither the time nor the patience to wait for data to travel great distances over land or though undersea …