Edge computing and enterprise open source are two important trends that have a lot to do with each other. Edge depends upon open hybrid cloud, to deliver flexibility and consistency advantages for enterprise IT. It’s a symbiotic relationship, as Rosa Guntrip, senior principal marketing manager, cloud platforms at Red Hat, recently noted.
“Businesses need flexibility in terms of where they place their workloads, and if their strategy changes, [they need] consistency of operations – for both ITOps and developers, so as to enable them to react quickly and with minimal disruption,” says Guntrip.
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The 2021 State of Enterprise Open Source Report offers up some data points that highlight the relationship between edge, enterprise open source, and other critical...