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What Is Edge Computing and Why Can’t We Stop Talking about It?

The advances in artificial intelligence and smart devices have set the stage for edge computing to boom across sectors. In this Gestalt IT Roundtable Discussion, Stephen Foskett, and guests Koroush Saraf, Gina Rosenthal, Scott Loughmiller and Roy Chua dissect edge computing to reveal the lesser-known minutiae, and help wrap our heads around this emerging computing paradigm that everybody is gushing over. Learn what is edge computing, and what are its key forces of growth. Know why it is important to the modern-day internet. Hear the panel narrow down the merits of edge computing, and explain their relevance in overcoming some of the biggest computing challenges of our time.

Panelists for Today’s Roundtable:

Gina Rosenthal, Founder of Digital Sunshine Solutions. You can connect with Gina on LinkedIn or find out more on her website.

Koroush Saraf, VP Product at ZPE Systems. You can connect with Koroush on LinkedIn or find more information on the ZPE Systems website.

Scott Loughmiller, Chief Product Officer at Scale Computing. You can connect with Scott on LinkedIn or find out more about Scale Computing on their website.

Roy Chua, Founder and Principal at AvidThink. You can connect with Roy on LinkedIn or find out more about AvidThink on their website.


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About the author

Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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