The marketing team at Cisco introduced its fog computing vision in January 2014, also known as edge computing for other more purist vendors. However, it took until 2017 for fog to collect its most popular headlines thanks to the internet of things.
A study by IDC estimated that by 2020 10% of the world’s data will be produced by edge devices. This will further drive the need for more efficient fog computing technologies that provide low latency and holistic intelligence simultaneously.
Read more at Tech Target’s IoT Agenda.