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Schneider Electric

Schneider's purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. At Schneider, we call this Life Is On.

How channel partners can drive deeper engagement through managed power at the edge

The decentralisation of IT environments, and the units within the business that manage them, is a process that has been occurring for many years now. As far back as 2008, a Harvard Business Review article, titled “IT Centralisation or Decentralisation” wrote: “When leaders think about reorganising IT, they usually start with the assumption that they have two options: To centralise or to decentralise. Of course, in the real world, marketplaces are too complicated and nuanced to be served by one or the other of these two extremes.”

The next step in innovation, resilience, and the edge

By 2024, worldwide pending on edge computing will reach $250 billion, according to IDC. This represents a double-digit CAGR of 12.5 per cent for each year though 2024. Clearly, this is an in-demand area of technology. The question then is, why is edge computing proving to be so compelling, what applications is it being used in, and how should CIOs and other thought leaders be thinking about it?