Editor's note: Interest around cloud computing quickly grew on the back of digital transformation initiatives. Then realization quickly followed that user experience isn't up to par as the number of users expanded - how often do you see the buffering icon on your screen, phone, or laptop? So now we have edge-computing as becoming the topic of the day. Gartner's Tim Bittman clarifies the complementary difference between the two. Applications or parts of applications that operate near the edge are not the same as applications that thrive in the hyperscale cloud. In the same way that lifting and shifting a [...]
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