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Data Center World 2021

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2021 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics – all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center.

The Democratization of Low-Latency Edge Compute AI Driven Analytics

Joe Thykattil  (Director, Cloud Services, Cox Communications)

Calli Trabeaux  (Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cox Communications)

Location: S331AB

Date: Wednesday, August 18

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Pass Type: All Access, Standard - Get your pass now!

Track: Data Center Essentials

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

A Scenarios approach will present examples that illustrate the democratization of technology consumption, specifically focused on analytics. Edge Computing is a catalytic agent driving ease of consumption, with OpEx based pricing, with low capitalization costs. These factors of ease of consumption and more of a real-time experience has also changed the behavior of how business leverages technology with data-driven decisions.


  1. 1. Acme Trading Company leverages data analytics to discover key trading strategies based on a handful of simple scenarios and typical outcomes based on Market data compared in tandem with trade execution in near real-time. This historical data had taken days to perform and now takes a few minutes empowering trading staff to make changes in their trading behavior faster when encountering Market volatility.
  2. 2. Energy Generation & Real-Time Pricing company leverages edge computing to real-time plant generation power output to be able to provide data-driven market pricing.Compared to in-hour native RISC-based computing of their enterprise financial analytics batch runs by their Finance Department to provide for a more real-time response. Instead of taking 24 hours for batch processes to be completed over-night, these batch runs now take a few minutes.
  3. 3. Gaming Engines: An international gaming firm is piloting an edge platform to allow for an even faster response time for commercial gaming engines to render photo-realistic graphics processing with GPU and AI capabilities with low-latency cloud systems located in metro cloud systems, which are significantly faster than public cloud services.
  4. 4. Beer Analytics: A distributor or bar-owner has the capability to capture analytics based on by installing flowmeters at the bar’sline at the Point of Consumption (POC). In this way, so each poured drink, brand of beer poured brand can be measured in real time.


KEY TAKEAWAY 1: Data-driven business decisions
KEY TAKEAWAY 2: A financial approach to evaluating technology scenarios
KEY TAKEAWAY 3: Cloud-based data analytics

Intended Audience

KEY TAKEAWAY 1: Data-driven business decisions
KEY TAKEAWAY 2: A financial approach to evaluating technology scenarios
KEY TAKEAWAY 3: Cloud-based data analytics