Three Myths About Edge Computing

Edge computing will fundamentally transform the cloud. In some camps, it is already assumed to be the default technology to address growing challenges such as reduced application performance, application distribution, improved security, data sovereignty compliance and

How Many Edges Will It Take?

As latency bounds go down, the number of locations goes up. 

Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.”--The Beatles from “A Day in the Life”

But how many edges will it take to cover the planet ... with a low-latency network?

The Beatles' lyric

8 Things To Consider When Matching A Young Tech Professional With A Mentor

As you add new IT professionals to your business, you need to remember to find ways to keep them engaged and committed. This is especially true when it comes to young professionals who can quickly prove themselves valuable, as retaining them can be challenging.

As your new

Latest Shiny Podcast: Building Applications At The Infrastructure Edge

If you know Stephen Spector and Rob Hirschfeld, you know that they are not only running a great company, they also produce one of the most interesting podcasts (Latest Shiny Podcast) out there.

Stephen and Rob spent some time with us recently, talking through the infrastructure

Intel vs AMD — The Debate Is Apparently Still Raging

I walked into the office earlier this week to find a serious discussion raging amongst the engineering team. Concerned that the team had hit some technical roadblock, I skipped my customary walk to the coffee machine and instead grabbed a chair in the bullpen.

“What happened?” I

The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT

Our good friend and advisor, Debashis Saha (VP Infrastructure, Intuit), just published a great blog in InformationWeek that underscores the Rafay Systems thesis:

Edge Computing is so much more than IoT!

With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute

Inaugural "State of The Edge" Report

Edge computing is a tremendous new opportunity that has captured the industry’s imagination. The performance and security improvements possible at the infrastructure edge promise to fundamentally improve application performance. The edge will enable an entirely new set of

When It Comes To The Edge, We Need To Think Bigger

Yes, Edge computing is a massive opportunity by any measure ($6.7B by 2022 according to this Markets & Markets report), but maybe we need to think bigger.

Many in the industry are applying their energies to use cases such as in-region data processing, fast rendering for

Rethinking Cloud-Native Architectures In The Age Of Multi-Cloud

As James Markarian stated in his recent Infoworld article, “[when] it comes to the cloud, best-of-breed wins.” James also discussed how the quest for best-of-breed will drive multi-cloud adoption, giving the example of how a Microsoft-centric enterprise may choose Microsoft Azure

SiliconAngle & Team Rafay Discuss all Things Edge Computing

Stu Miniman with SiliconANGLE Media is one of the more vocal voices in the analyst community discussing Edge Computing use cases. Stu tends to bring a very pragmatic point of view to discussions and is an informed skeptic. Recently, Stu shared his contrarian views on Edge