Edge computing is defined and perceived in many ways. HPE believes edge computing is the next major wave in IT infrastructure, going beyond data center and cloud computing.
Edge computing extends to both on premises and distributed. It encapsulates all the IT and integrated Operations Technology (OT) infrastructure needed to make decisions from connected devices, including:
The driving force behind data and device growth is digital transformation, which translates to using data to automate, improve and customize experiences for customers, employees and processes. Digital transformation uses data to optimize, automate and enrich the world around us, which makes quick, data-driven insights increasingly important.
HPE Edgeline Converged Edge Systems put enterprise-class computing, storage, networking, security and systems management at the edge. HPE Edgeline was built on the same technology as data center systems. It delivers enterprise IT capabilities in a compact form factor designed for the difficult operating environments found at the edge. Edgeline systems development was based on four fundamental tenets:
HPE Edgeline servers help a growing number of different industries push their IT infrastructure to the edge. The Edgeline server family supports industries, including:
No matter what industry you operate in, HPE servers can help your organization achieve maximum return from your IT investment and support your IT goals.
Find the right balance between data aggregation, analysis, size and form factor. Explore the Edgeline Family serves.
Edgeline EL300: Compact, rugged and customizable platform that can grow as your needs evolve over time
Edgeline EL1000: Single-blade platform delivered in a shoebox-size form factor that’s suitable for industrial, retail, automotive or telco customer-premises equipment use cases
Edgeline EL4000: Four-blade platform in a 1U short-depth form factor that’s suitable for telco, industrial and retail use cases
Edgeline EL8000 and EL8000t: Rugged space, weight and power design meant for delivering unprecedented levels of compute, storage and networking performance at the edge
Beyond cloud and the traditional data center, edge computing is the next big wave of IT buildouts. The increased importance of edge computing is driven by data growth and digital transformation for today’s organizations.