TECH SUPPLIER May 2022 - Taxonomy - Doc # US46444421

IDC's Worldwide Edge Taxonomy, 2022

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Dave McCarthy
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Jennifer Cooke
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IDC's Worldwide Edge Taxonomy

Figure: Edge Primary Segments

Edge Taxonomy Changes for 2022

Taxonomy Overview

Figure: The Core-Edge-Endpoint Continuum

Core — The "Central Datacenter"

Edge — Everything Between the "Core" and "Endpoints"

Endpoints

Definitions

Hardware

Heavy Edge

Light Edge

Intelligent Endpoints

Network Infrastructure

Software

Applications

Application Development and Deployment

Systems Infrastructure Software

Provisioned Services

Colocation (Datacenter Facilities)

Communications Services

Infrastructure as a Service

Platform as a Service

Software as a Service

Professional Services

Project-Oriented Services

Strategy and Technology Consulting

Systems Integration Services

Engineering Services

Support Services

Managed Services

IDC Edge Leadership Team

Table: IDC Edge Leadership Team

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