Edgecomputing: extending enterprise applications to the edge of the internet

@inproceedings{Davis2004EdgecomputingEE,
  title={Edgecomputing: extending enterprise applications to the edge of the internet},
  author={Andy Davis and Jay Parikh and William E. Weihl},
  booktitle={WWW Alt. '04},
  year={2004}
}
Content delivery networks have evolved beyond traditional distributed caching. With services such as Akamai's EdgeComputing it is now possible to deploy and run enterprise business Web applications on a globally distributed computing platform, to provide subsecond response time to end users anywhere in the world. Additionally, this distributed application platform provides high levels of fault-tolerance and scalability on-demand to meet virtually any need. Application resources can be… 

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