TechTarget Search AWS, July 7th, 2017
AWS Greengrass represents a shift for the public cloud heavyweight, allowing customers to bring AWS compute resources in-house to overcome public cloud limitations.
AWS was built around the concept of renting space inside its data centers, but market demand has pushed the public cloud behemoth outside its own four walls.
AWS Greengrass is newly available software that caters to clients' needs that can't necessarily be met inside Amazon's vast collection of public cloud data centers. It brings compute, messaging and data caching to local devices, tailored toward the emerging trends around edge computing and internet of things (IoT).
About 35% of companies that build production IoT applications want edge capabilities, according to a study from Forrester Research. That reflects the evolution of more complex uses in IoT, and AWS' recent moves reflect its serious intent to be a player in this market.Read the full article >