Applications being housed outside data centers are becoming increasingly complex. While the majority of applications at the edge used to be for data collection, today more and more of the function of process is getting pushed down to the edge application.

In the video below, Jason Andersen discusses the responsibilities of the next-generation server closet. The reliability at the edge is becoming paramount as the Internet of Things creates more and more data that has to be dealt with in real-time in closet-based data centers. He also gives examples of these new application needs, which are changing how organizations in different industries are providing availability and resilience to the overall end user.

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