Nearly 20 years ago, businesses that managed workloads within their own data centers began shifting towards centralized data centers and hyperscaler cloud environments. These facilities were managed by service providers offering flexible and scalable provisioning of computing, storage, networking resources. Today, the requirement to provide services with enhanced speed, lower latency and cost-efficiency is driving computing power to the edge to be closer to where data is being generated.
At Rakuten Optimism 2023, Partha Seetala, President of Cloud Business Unit, Rakuten Symphony, joined Vijay Tewari, Director of Product Management, Google Cloud Platform, in a session moderated by industry analyst Roy Chua, to discuss the industry’s transition to an edge cloud paradigm and how edge is rapidly becoming an enabler for enterprises that need to deliver exceptional experiences. Partha outlined the journey of the last two decades and critical use cases across the travel, retail, manufacturing and telecom sectors.
Watch the full interview below.
Google Distributed Cloud Edge (GDCE) is an optimized solution for enterprises planning to leverage the full potential of the Edge Cloud. GDCE supports enterprise applications that run on prem, extending the cloud footprint all the way to the edge. Rakuten Symphony Symcloud Storage for GDCE constitutes the industry’s leading Edge Cloud storage solution, which helps businesses in any industry eliminate risks and experience effortless, reliable edge storage deployments. Symcloud Storage is custom built to be both “application-aware” and “edge friendly,” in terms of its ability to support as it relates to quick provisioning, automation and end-to-end lifecycle management.
Learn how to run workloads seamlessly, securely and efficiently at the edge on a wide variety of heterogeneous storage media by joining Google and Rakuten Symphony at Google Cloud Next ‘23 at San Francisco on August 29-31, where the companies will showcase a pre-certified secure solution live.