Fog Computing

Is Machine to Machine Communication (M2M) Dead?

The Internet of Things or IoT is this notion that everything around us is connected and intelligent. Your coffee maker talks to the cloud which in turn tells it when to start brewing coffee based on when your alarm clock (which also talks to the cloud) is set. But what if your alarm clock just […]

5 Fog Computing Examples from Foghorn

We recently wrote an article about “fog computing” and how it is a simple concept that involves moving your computers closer to the sensors they are talking to. That’s it really. Whereas before we had sensors that talked to “the cloud“, it turns out that we don’t have sufficient bandwidth and/or connectivity that enable the responsive […]

Fog Computing vs. Cloud Computing vs. Edge Computing

The world of information technology is one where grandiose sounding names often mask just how simple the underlying technologies actually are. In a recent article, we demystified the term “cloud computing” by explaining it as a business model that leases applications on demand which are accessible via the internet. In the olden days this was called centralized […]