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Open19 and the Dawn of Vapor Edge Computing

Editor’s Note: Today, Vapor IO and four other partners, including LinkedIn, Flex, GE Digital and HP Enterprise, announced their collaboration to establish the Open19 Foundation, an open community that will define data centers of the future.

The past decade has been dominated by mega-scale data centers, operated in centralized and regional locations by the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft. Sites for these data centers were selected based on ready access to low cost power and land, more so than proximity to users or data.

But that’s all changing.

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