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GETTING AN EDGE IN THE APP-DRIVEN FUTURE

Global IT Decision Makers: Low-latency is a competitive advantage

Based on a recent Quadrant Strategies survey that included more than 1700+ senior IT decision makers and C-suite executives worldwide,1 a secure, distributed edge computing architecture is crucial to delivering next-level business outcomes and customer experiences.

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of Global IT Decision Makers say that in 5 years their most mission-critical application will require 5 milliseconds or less.1

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of Global IT Decision Makers say edge computing will have a positive impact on spurring innovation.1

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of Global IT Decision Makers say their organisations’ latency challenges can only be solved by edge computing.1

Where is the edge?

The edge may be on-premises, near premises, in a CDN, in end-user devices or a combination of these, but if you only think about edge as a location you will not have everything you need. Watch the video to hear our CMO, Shaun Andrews, explain why. 

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Barriers to edge adoption2

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are concerned about high latency
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are concerned about data security
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are concerned about network reliability
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are concerned with cloud and colocation fees
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want a single tool to manage apps across cloud, edge and on-prem

Benefits of edge adoption2

Benefits to your business

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say edge can help them serve customers more efficiently

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say edge will have a positive impact on spurring innovation

Benefits to your IT Team

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say edge offers the best balance of on-prem and public cloud cost and performance

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say edge could provide the capacity to process data-intensive models

Trend report: The Edge Compute Imperative

What you’ll learn:

  • Which factors are driving your peers to the edge
  • Benefits of edge compute workloads vs. on-prem and public cloud
  • Why network latency and security matter in the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Why organisations need trusted partners to help them maximise the value of their edge solutions

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Hear from edge experts

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Find out why major logistics companies, manufacturers and online entertainment providers are choosing Lumen® Edge Computing Solutions.

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Learn how Lumen Edge Computing Solutions can help you distribute software innovations to the place on your network where they make the greatest impact.

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Discover how built-in security capabilities make the Lumen cloud edge ecosystem unique.

Video: (1:41)

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Hear how edge extends the cloud and why networking matters at the edge.

Video: (1:21)

5ms is the crucial number for IT leaders

96% of U.S. IT decision makers say they would be more likely to move critical workloads to the edge if their edge network could cover 95% of the U.S. within 5 milliseconds.1 Lumen Edge Computing Solutions are part of an ecosystem including edge nodes designed for 5ms of latency or better.

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1 Quadrant Strategies, Global Poll: Edge Computing Trends, Barriers and Benefits, April 2021.
2 Quadrant Strategies, Global Target Verticals: Edge Computing Benefits and Barriers, April 2021

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