An on-premise data gateway is a on-site or Edge system, node or smart device that provides quick and secure data processing between the data collected and processed on-site (locally) and an off-site (remote) location such as a Cloud datacentre.
Esge comptuing is a form of distributed computing on smart devices and Edge servers situated closer to the end user and point of data processing than a centralised data centre environment. Edge computing relies on locally available IT hardware in server rooms, small data centres and micro data centres to reduce latency within the network.
A microdatacentre (or micro-datacentre or micro data centre – MDC) is a self-contained managed environment (in a cubicle or container) housing server racks, cooling (air conditioning) and power (UPS system) connections. A microdatacentre is a smaller alternative to a fixed-building datacentre and allows operators to install datacentre-type processing power close to the point of need […]