ASK ME ANYTHING: What is Edge Data Center?

Subject Expert: Tim Kittila

Question: What is Edge Data Center?

Answer: An edge data center is a way to locate data closer at the point of use (user, application, IOT) in order to reduce latency and costs. We believe that edge data centers will take all shapes and sizes, until the needs for the edge are defined. A good analogy that has been applied is that Edge data centers will take the look of snowflakes at first (each one custom, fitting a particular need) and eventually will become snowballs.

About Tim Kittila

Director, Data Center Strategy
Tim is responsible for leading the company’s Data Center practice, which includes helping our clients with their colocation, build, or strategy. He has a proven track record of success in the data center community.

Tim strives to quickly understand the client’s goals and objectives with key client stakeholders to ensure the data center is aligned appropriately. Tim’s philosophy when it comes to data center strategy is to Slow Down to Speed Up.

Dale Klein

Dale Klein is the president and owner of Parallel Technologies. He has more than two decades of experience in technology and business leadership. He transformed Parallel Technologies from a cabling services company into a high-growth technology company by helping clients with their reliable data center and intelligent building strategies.