Dell tackles main pitfalls of managing edge computing: complexity, security and choice

Gil Shneorson Pierluca Chiodelli Dell Technologies World 2021
We all live on the edge — or at least close to it. Whether it’s the smart thermostat in your living room, the desktop computer in your home office, or the GPS in your car, most devices we rely on our in daily lives answer back to the cloud. With so many devices on the edge, however, managing each separate device, as well as the general infrastructure, can become a challenge. “What we see is not only the need of processing [artificial intelligence and machine learning] at the edge, but also the need of a new type of compute at the edge,” said Gil Shneorson (pictured, left), senior vice president of edge computing offers, strategy and execution at Dell Technologies Inc. “So in the past you would just send the data to the cloud. Now it’s a form of a new computer with [graphics processing unit] capability and other things to process the...