Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller,
As new technologies drive the need for edge computing, where will this distributed compute and storage infrastructure reside? Vapor IO believes the best approach is to place micro data centers at the base of existing wireless towers.
Vapor IO has launched Vapor Edge for Telecom, a platform to enable rapid deployment of edge capacity by wireless network operators and real estate investment trusts (REIT) specializing in the telecom tower business.
“Mobile operators and landowners are in an ideal position to capitalize on the emerging need for low-latency edge-computing,” said Cole Crawford, CEO and founder of Vapor IO. “They own the key infrastructure, including tens of thousands of remote tower and base station locations with power and high bandwidth backhaul.”
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