This book describes solutions to the problems of energy efficiency, resiliency and cyber security in the domain of Edge Computing and reports on early deployments of the technology in commercial settings. This book takes a business focused view, relating the technological outcomes to new business opportunities made possible by the edge paradigm. Drawing on the experience of end user deploying prototype edge technology, the authors discuss applications in financial management, wireless management, and social networks. Coverage includes a chapter on the analysis of total cost of ownership, thereby enabling readers to calculate the efficiency gain for use of the technology in their business.
Provides a single-source reference to the state-of-the art of edge computing;
Describes how researchers across the world are addressing challenges relating to power efficiency, ease of programming and emerging cyber security threats in this domain;
Discusses total cost of ownership for applications in financial management and social networks;
Discusses security challenges in wireless management.