Practical Guide to Ensuring Availability at Edge Computing Sites
IT stakeholders recognize the need for computing at distributed sites, where part or all of their business operations take place. Assessing the criticality of these edge sites should reveal which sites are in greater need of availability improvement. Schneider’s experience with edge computing environment assessments reveals a list of practical actions that improve the availability of IT operations by improving the physical infrastructure systems supporting the IT. This paper provides specific availability improvements broken down by eight key systems including power, cooling, physical security, environment, and management.