In a ground-breaking development, the Linux Foundation and 50 other companies announced the launch of an open-source Internet of Things (IoT) interoperability framework to standardize and simplify edge computing through the new open-source consortium EdgeX Foundry. IoT hasn’t enjoyed the predicted positive market growth due to lack of conformity and fragmented edge computing development resulting in non-compatibilities of applications and security reservations. Adapting IoT technology to business needs is fraught with difficulties and integration issues due to separate development and discordant systems. The evolution of edge computing, however, provides a standardized framework in which to integrate business applications of significant value-adds or standalone systems.
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