Author: Andrew Brown


Publication Date: 4月 30 2019


Pages: 36


Report Type: Report, Word



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Edge Computing: Decentralizing for Performance in the IoT




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Report Summary:

While the cloud presents a growing model for analyzing IoT data, enthusiasm is growing for the opportunities presented by the edge computing model, where data can be analyzed and filtered at the edge of the network. In this report, Strategy Analytics analyzes edge computing, including the benefits, challenges, products, the vendor landscape and use cases, as well insights from customers across different country markets and vertical industries, based on Strategy Analytics’ end user research.



Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary 5
2. Definitions 6
2.1 Edge Computing 6
2.2 The Internet of Things 6
3. Computing Models 7
3.1 Centralized & Cloud 7
3.2 Growth in “Multi-cloud” and shift to “Mega-cloud” 8
3.3 Edge 8
4. What is an Edge Gateway? 10
4.1 Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series 10
4.2 Hewlett-Packard Enterprise GL10 IoT Gateway 11
4.3 Sierra Wireless AirLink RV50X LTE-Advanced Industrial Gateway 12
5. Why Compute at the Edge for IoT? 13
5.1 Benefits 13
5.1.1 Response Time 13
5.1.1 Application Performance 13
5.1.2 Reduced Network Traffic 13
5.1.3 Security 13
5.1.4 Reduced Demands on Cloud Infrastructure 14
5.2 Supplier Opportunities 14
5.2.1 Buildout for Hardware Suppliers 14
5.2.2 Buildout for Software Suppliers 14
5.3 Drivers 14
5.3.1 Performance 15
5.3.2 Intelligent Use of the Network 15
5.4 Challenges 15
5.4.1 Security at the Edge 15
5.4.2 Rolling Edge Functionality into a Cloud Model 15
5.4.3 Financial Considerations 16
5.5 Inhibitors 16
5.5.1 Retrofitting an Existing IoT Deployment 16
6. Edge or Cloud? 17
7. Vendor Landscape 18
7.1 Hardware 18
7.2 Operating System & Software 18
7.2.1 EdgeX Foundry and Open Fog Consortium 19
8. Vertical Market Opportunities & Use Cases 21
8.1 Industrial & Manufacturing 21
8.1.1 Predictive Maintenance 21
8.2 Transport & Automotive 22
8.2.1 Smart Cities 22
8.3 Primary Processing 23
8.4 Agriculture 23
8.5 Security 23
8.5.1 Image / Video Monitoring & Analysis 24
8.6 POS/Retail 25
8.6.1 Augmented Reality (AR) 25
8.7 Healthcare 27
8.7.1 Patient Monitoring 27
8.7.2 Data Security 27
8.8 Opportunity Summary 28
9. Edge Computing: Customer Insights 30
9.1 Edge Computing Customer Benefits 30
9.2 Customer Perception of Barriers to Edge Computing 31
9.3 Country and Vertical Trends 32
10. Conclusions 34
11. Open Issues for Further Consideration 35
12. How Can We Help You? 36

Exhibits
Figure 1: Cloud Computing Model 7
Figure 2: Edge Computing Model 9
Figure 3: Dell Edge Gateway 5000 Series 10
Figure 4: Hewlett-Packard Enterprise GL10 IoT Gateway 11
Figure 5: Sierra Wireless AirLink RV50X LTE-Advanced Industrial Gateway 12
Figure 6: Edge Computing Vendor Landscape 19
Figure 7: Airport Biometric Testing 24
Figure 8: China Unicom Augmented Reality & Edge Computing 26
Figure 9: BMW i Visualiser 27
Figure 10: Top 5 Vertical Market Opportunity Assessment for Edge Computing 28
Figure 11: Edge Computing Benefits 30
Figure 12: Companies Using Edge Computing and Reasons for Not Using by Country 31
Figure 13: Adoption of Edge Computing and Barriers to Edge Computing by Vertical Industry 32

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