Edge computing gathers momentum in the Middle East

Interest in edge computing is growing across the Middle East as organisations look to reduce network latency and optimise costs, and governments build smart cities.

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Interest in edge computing is growing across the Middle East as organisations look to improve productivity gains, data insights and application speeds. 

Edge computing is an architectural concept for distributed computing in which data is processed and stored at the edge of a network, outside a central location or data centre, close to where people and devices are actually generating or using  information.

Advantages include reduction of latency that exists between central data centre servers and geographically distant users and applications, and cost optimisation that results in reducing the amount of data that needs to be transmitted, processed and storied at a central site.

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