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Dave McCarthy
Research Director, Edge Strategies at IDC


  • Over the past several years, AWS has steadily moved away from its stance that any and every workload is suited to run in a hyperscale cloud datacenter. This is driven by a realization that customers have situations where high-bandwidth and ...
  • Fastly Enhances Its Compute@Edge Serverless Platform

     Oct 2020 | IDC Link | Doc # lcUS46976420

    By: Dave McCarthyResearch Director, Edge Strategies, Ghassan AbdoResearch VP, WW Telecom , Virtualization & CDN

    Edge computing has been identified as a growth area for a wide range of service providers, including content delivery networks (CDNs). By their very nature, CDNs represent the characteristics of edge computing by offering a distributed serv...

  • Microsoft Releases New Azure Edge Capabilities at Ignite 2020

     Sep 2020 | IDC Link | Doc # lcUS46876920

    By: Dave McCarthyResearch Director, Edge Strategies

    At Ignite 2020, Microsoft announced that it's expanding its intelligent edge portfolio with multicloud, multi-edge hybrid capabilities. Hybrid has always been a key tenet of Microsoft's Azure strategy. Although a majority of the company's r...

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Analyst Location

United States


Hardware, Cloud computing

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening Remarks

  • Panel: How connectivity and data processing at the Edge drives an efficient future