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Data Center World 2020

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Agenda at a Glance

Backhaul Bypass: The Real Killer App for the Edge

Keith Rutledge (Director, Compass Edge Point)

Location: 206A

Date: Tuesday, March 17

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Optimizing Data Center Delivery & Performance

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

The rationale for edge computing remains fuzzy and without any unifying economic rationale. In this presentation, Sharif Fotouh, Managing Director, Compass EdgePoint, will demonstrate how the elimination of backhaul costs is the edge's first "killer app". During the discussion, Mr. Fotouh will provide examine how edge facilities obviate the need for costly transmission requirements and enhance the efficiency of applications delivery and processing while enhancing the overall TCO of the implementation. The presentation will also include an overview of current edge provider strategies and their level of effectiveness in enabling end-users to benefit via modified transmissions structures.