Applications that require either high bandwidth or low latency data communications and highly available access to data coming from devices deployed at the edge of the network are best engineered to run as close as possible to those devices. This form of distributed computing is often referred to as edge computing.
The requirements for a management control plane for a distributed edge computing environment are common to many types of application scenarios. This commonality of functions provides incentives to organizations to look for an existing solution instead of taking on the challenge of design, coding, and maintenance of a custom control plane. Fleet Command is a centralized control plane operating in the cloud that must be evaluated when choosing technology for a distributed edge computing environment. When paired with PowerEdge servers, NVIDIA and Dell Technologies provide a scalable edge solution for enterprises of any size.