Fog Computing

A term coined by Cisco to describe a form of edge computing. In fog computing, the local area network (LAN) provides the edge-computing function. Fog compute is closer to the connected devices than the cloud and consequently provides lower latency. Fog computing can also be shared among many connected devices ꟷ any that are on the same LAN or internet, for example ꟷ and can therefore  be more cost effective than pure edge computing.

Cheetah Networks PulseView™ can assist in fog computing implementations, where network performance can vary significantly between LANs and even LAN segments.
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