Data centers today process ever larger, more complex volumes of data. Hybrid cloud, 5G wireless, the internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI)-based applications are pushing traditional data center capabilities to their limits. Data centers require agility and intelligence to effectively manage these increasing demands and workloads.
The demand for content flowing from large-scale gaming and streaming services is driving hyperscale expansion. Because delivering this content without a loss of quality–or a subpar customer experience–requires processing and distribution at the edge, hyperscalers need to supplement their footprint with interconnected points of presence that can optimize content delivery.
5G’s initial effects will be most noticeable in technologies like medical robots and autonomous vehicles, it’s clear that 5G will positively - and significantly - disrupt enterprises and organizations leveraging latency-dependent technologies to analyze data in real time and deliver content instantaneously.
Enterprises have so far been forced to work with AI in siloes, due to limitations caused by cloud provider lock-in of data, causing some enterprise IT teams to shy away from the innovation. Now, major tech players are jumping in to help make the implementation of AI seamless for enterprises, opening up the opportunity for
Analysts agree 5G will significantly increase bandwidth and open up vast opportunities for businesses that do more than just dip in a toe to test the waters. But right now, enterprises in all industries are massing on 5G shores, anxiously eyeing one another to see who will be among the first to take the 5G
Gaming has evolved from challenging the person sitting next to you, to competing with players around the globe. Without ultra-low latency, such competition is simply not possible. And, with emerging technologies such as augmented reality (AR), the importance of low latency will increase even further.
Considered one of the world’s most connected smart cities, Kansas City has proven its commitment to providing residents and visitors with top-notch, innovative technologies that improve everyday experiences. As 5G continues to roll out in Kansas City, the new wireless network will propel the developing smart city to the next level.