Revisiting the arguments for edge computing research

Blesson Varghese, Eyal de Lara, Aaron Ding, Cheol-Ho Hong, Flavio Bonomi, Schahram Dustdar, Paul Harvey, Peter Hewkin, Weisong Shi, Mark Thiele, Peter Willis

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This article argues that low latency, high bandwidth, device proliferation, sustainable digital infrastructure, and data privacy and sovereignty continue to motivate the need for edge computing research even though its initial concepts were formulated more than a decade ago.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-42
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Internet Computing
Issue number5
Early online date1 Jul 2021
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2021


  • Servers
  • Data privacy
  • Cloud computing
  • 5G mobile communication
  • Low latency communication
  • Edge computing
  • Data centers
  • Bandwidth


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