How retail is being pushed towards Edge computing

GettyImages 1202231699 frictionle.2e16d0ba.fill 1200x630
The rise of online retail and the Covid-19 pandemic are driving store closures, so retailers need to get smarter about how they use technology at the Edge. The Edge is the past, present, and future of the retail industry. While the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the model, in-store is typically where retailers make their money, store their goods, and engage with their customers.“The retail edges are the things that drive the company's revenue and so it's very very important for them to make sure that they are able to drive revenue continuously, and not have any kind of downtime,” says Ezat Dayeh, senior systems engineer UK and Ireland at Cohesity.But, as retailers look to adapt to the difficult commercial realities of Covid-19, the Edge is becoming an opportunity to consolidate old...