A Deep Dive on Edge+Automation

The emergence of edge computing has been swift and broad across the business technology scene around the world. For enterprises and organizations that are eyeing or using the technology within their own operations, edge computing can make them more agile, more efficient and better prepared to grow their businesses in the global marketplace.

But along with the many opportunities that edge computing can bring to businesses, it also comes with a number of challenges.  A critical topic when discussing edge computing is the need for automation to make it easier to run and manage the complexities of edge infrastructures, especially when problems or failures arise.

It’s clear that organizations who are looking to improve their edge deployments or even launch new edge deployments need to consider the benefits of automation. In A Deep Dive on Edge+Automation — created in collaboration with Red Hat — we explore how automation and Red Hat’s approach to edge computing can help organizations achieve their goals.

In this brief you’ll learn:

  • The state of the edge computing
  • An overview of the edge computing challenges
  • Real world examples of organizations that have improved with automation
  • A brief look at how Red Hat uses edge+automation

The growth and importance of edge computing is continuing to inspire a broad ecosystem of supported products and services to help make the technology more manageable for enterprises. Red Hat’s suite of solutions if well-positioned for the marketplace, which makes them an attractive partner for any organization. If you’re interested in learning how to improve your edge deployments with automation, download your copy of A Deep Dive on Edge+Automation today.

If you would like to take a deeper look at edge computing and how Red Hat’s open source approach can improve operations, download the full white paper The Value of Open Source for Modern Edge Computing.

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Regarded as a luminary at the intersection of technology and business transformation, Steven Dickens is the Vice President and Practice Leader for Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, and Operations at The Futurum Group. With a distinguished track record as a Forbes contributor and a ranking among the Top 10 Analysts by ARInsights, Steven's unique vantage point enables him to chart the nexus between emergent technologies and disruptive innovation, offering unparalleled insights for global enterprises.

Steven's expertise spans a broad spectrum of technologies that drive modern enterprises. Notable among these are open source, hybrid cloud, mission-critical infrastructure, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and FinTech innovation. His work is foundational in aligning the strategic imperatives of C-suite executives with the practical needs of end users and technology practitioners, serving as a catalyst for optimizing the return on technology investments.

Over the years, Steven has been an integral part of industry behemoths including Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and IBM. His exceptional ability to pioneer multi-hundred-million-dollar products and to lead global sales teams with revenues in the same echelon has consistently demonstrated his capability for high-impact leadership.

Steven serves as a thought leader in various technology consortiums. He was a founding board member and former Chairperson of the Open Mainframe Project, under the aegis of the Linux Foundation. His role as a Board Advisor continues to shape the advocacy for open source implementations of mainframe technologies.