Get the Most for Edge with Workload Consolidation

According to IDC projections1, there will be 200 billion Internet-connected devices by 2020. And approximately all of them will be collecting data … and collecting it in quantities that are described in non-dictionary terms like umpteen zillions, mega bajillions, and a helluva lot.

Regardless how you quantify these mind-reeling numbers, one thing is clear: cloud computing cannot be the sole manager of all that information.

A new compute paradigm is emerging to address this—enabling scalable, high-performance compute at the edge with workload consolidation. Accelerated by massive growth in IoT and new technologies, this concept represents the tip of the iceberg in moving toward fully autonomous operations and software-defined systems.

Tech.Decoded sat down with Hubert Belser, Principal Engineer with 20+ years’ experience in Edge Computing and Workload Consolidation, to discuss this very topic, including:

  • How latency, bandwidth, and storage costs come into play with edge computing
  • How regulatory and security requirements are increasing the need for localized computing
  • How this new paradigm changes the current one, and what developers’ biggest challenges are
  • What Intel brings to the table for end-to-end compute, and what we’ll see in the future for edge computing

Tune in.

More Resources

1. A Guide to the Internet of Things: How Billions of Online Objects are Making the Internet Wiser

Hubert Belser, Principal Engineer and Technical Sales Director, Intel Corporation

Hubert is a Principal Engineer and Technical Sales Director chartered with advancing the digital transformation in the Industrial and Energy space through advanced edge computing platforms, virtualization, and AI/ML/DL. Joining Intel in 2017, he brings over 20 years’ experience in embedded systems engineering; IoT technology; solution architecture; and consulting roles across industrial, mobile, and automotive markets. Prior to Intel, Hubert held various technical and leadership roles at Wind River, Lucent Technologies, Astarte Fiber Networks, Landis & Gyr, and ABB.

Hubert holds a Master’s of Science in Computer Engineering from Northwestern University.

Lindsay Michelet, AI Marketing/Messaging Strategist, Intel Corporation

Lindsay Michelet is an AI marketing and messaging strategist with a passion for honest storytelling about the real-world impact of Intel products and solutions. Her background includes 16+ years of integrated B2B marcom strategy and account direction with expertise in building messaging and content platforms, partner marketing programs, and go-to-market campaigns for a variety of industries and initiatives including AI, IoT, and autonomous driving. As part of the AI Marketing team, Lindsay oversees cross-Intel AI messaging strategy and execution. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Marketing from Portland State University in Oregon.

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