Edge Computing: An IT Platform for the New Enterprise

In the data-driven organization edge computing promises advancements in decision making and efficiency.

The edge is real. Only a year ago, edge computing may have been viewed as amorphous, something between distributed computing and the cloud. Today, it’s clear that the “edge” isn’t just about technology but is a core strategy enterprise need to consider. The edge is about processing data where it makes sense and minimizing the burden on the enterprise network. This special report and webinar will highlight the potential benefits from edge and how enterprises can approach it.

On Demand
1h 00min

When you attend this special report and webinar, you will learn about:

  • The state of edge computing for the enterprise
  • The benefits that edge offers to an organization concerned about efficiency and making better decisions faster
  • Best practices in implementing an edge strategy
  • How edge enables data-driven decisions and the IoT
  • The core technologies that enable edge, including 5G

Featured Speakers

  • Joe McKendrick
    Joe McKendrick
    Analyst and Contributing Editor

    Joe McKendrick is an author, independent researcher and speaker exploring innovation, information technology trends and markets. He is a contributor and analyst for Forbes, ZDNet, RTInsights, and Database Trends & Applications. He served on the organizing committee for recent IEEE International Conferences on Edge Computing. His Twitter address is @joemckendrick

  • Gil Shneorson
    Gil Shneorson
    Senior Vice President, Edge Portfolio, Infrastructure Solutions Group
    Dell EMC

    Gil is a business and technology executive with over 30 years leadership experience in international business management, engineering, marketing, operations, GTM planning and execution, direct and through partnerships and General Management. In his current Dell EMC role, Gil is leading Dell Technologies’ Edge strategy and execution, working with customers, partners and the Dell product groups to ensure Dell delivers the best solutions for customers when it comes to their Edge computing challenges. Prior to that Gil lead the VMware focused hyper-converged systems business for Dell EMC and VMware. His responsibilities include product development, marketing, and sales for the VxRail appliances and VxRack SDDC systems - currently the fastest growing HCI business in the industry with #1 market share and leadership position on Gartner’s HCI Magic Quadrant. He was also responsible for the definition and execution of the business and GTM framework, working across Dell EMC and VMware and their partners to bring hyper-converged infrastructure systems to customers. Gil was previously responsible for EMC’s VSPEX reference architecture program, creating over $4B of value to EMC and its channel partners. Before joining EMC, Gil held various professional services positions at DEC/Compaq and software development positions in the federal space. Gil holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Bar-Ilan in Israel and a high-tech MBA from Northeastern University in Massachusetts. Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. The company services customers of all sizes across 180 countries – ranging from 99 percent of the Fortune 500 to individual consumers – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from the edge to the core to the cloud.

  • Varun Chhabra
    Varun Chhabra
    Vice President of Cloud and Edge Product Marketing
    Dell Technologies

    Varun Chhabra is Vice President of Cloud and Edge Product Marketing for Dell Technologies. With over 17 years of experience in the technology space, Varun specializes in the areas of Cloud and Edge technologies, storage platforms, analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). He has been with Dell Technologies since 2015. Prior to Dell Technologies, Varun worked at Microsoft, where he held a variety of product marketing roles supporting the Intelligent Cloud (Microsoft Azure and Windows Server) business, as well as at Oracle, where he was a software developer. Varun has an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Contributing Editor

    Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a professional writer for the past 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Peggy has worked on UBM TechWeb financial services technology-centered projects on behalf of companies that represent some of the most prominent names in the insurance, banking, and capital markets technology fields. Peggy has written a recurring department featured in Insurance & Technology since 1996, and she has produced a recurring department for Bank Systems & Technology since 2003. From 1998 through 2001, she served as editor-in-chief of School Technology Market Report, a bimonthly newsletter for school district technology leaders. Peggy formerly was manager of communications for the American Insurance Association's Service Group. She has also worked in the IT area of Dun & Bradstreet, where she reported directly to the director of IS planning and consulting. Peggy holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College, a Master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University and a Master's degree in educational technology from Fairfield University.

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