What is Intelligent Edge?

Intelligent edge is a place at which data is generated and analyzed, interpreted, and addressed.

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Intelligent edge definition

Intelligent edge refers to the analysis of data and development of solutions at the site where the data is generated. By doing this, intelligent edge reduces latency, costs, and security risks, thus making the associated business more efficient. The three major categories of intelligent edge are operational technology edges, IoT edges, and information technology edges, with IoT edges currently being the biggest and most popular.

Why intelligent edge?

Using intelligent edge technology can help maximize a business’s efficiency. Instead of sending data out to a data center or other third party, analysis is performed at the location the data is generated. Not only does this mean this analysis can be performed more quickly, but it also decreases the likelihood that the data will be intercepted or otherwise breached. Additionally, it means that businesses become much more self-contained and do not rely on potentially faulty network connections to do their work.

While upgrading to intelligent edge technology can pose significant upfront cost, the automatic analysis it performs stands to increase revenue and save money over the long term.

HPE intelligent edge products and services

HPE Intelligent Edge gateways enable organizations to rapidly acquire, analyze, and take action on real-time data as it’s being collected for additional analysis at a later stage. Bringing computing and analytics close to the edge accelerates the speed of your decision-making and reduces the chance of lost opportunities or a missed red flag.

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The Intelligent Edge: What it is, what it's not, and why it's useful

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The Intelligent Edge: What it is, what it's not, and why it's useful

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