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Focusing in on Fog Computing's Implications for Business

Posted December 21, 2017 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies
Figure 1 — Overview of fog-based computing.

Cloud has paved the way for the rapid growth of the IoT, but with such growth, businesses need faster and more efficient solutions than ever, since information that is as new as one day old can lose value. Compa­nies are turning to fog computing for higher efficiency, better security, faster decision-making processes, and lowered operating costs.

About The Author
Giti Javidi
Giti Javidi is an Assistant Professor of information technology at the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee. She has over 15 years’ experience conducting research and providing consulting in human computer interaction and its intersection with cybersecurity, data visualization, and data analytics. Dr. Javidi has written for many publications and has been awarded several research grants, including projects with NASA, the National Science… Read More
Ehsan Sheybani
Ehsan Sheybani is an Assistant Professor of information systems and decision science at the University of South Florida (USF), Sarasota-Manatee. His main research is in the applications of communication, signal processing, and data analysis. Dr. Sheybani has been involved in teaching, practicing, researching, and consulting in digital signal processing in technology, system analysis, and data science for the past 20 years. He has written for… Read More
Lila Rajabion
Lila Rajabion is a visiting Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee. She has over 15 years’ experience in various dimensions of IT combined in the academia and private sectors. Dr. Rajabion also has significant professional experience in providing leadership in the areas of systems analysis and design, cybersecurity, enterprise software application development, and IT project management for local and global … Read More
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