first generation cloud technology has given users access to storage, files, softwares, and more through devices connected to the Internet, instead of over a hard drive. this same type of cloud technology initially worked through the hosting of siloed apps, where users went to the web to access the information they needed and by doing so got serviced through a central cloud.
the future however is looking brighter as it’s all about a hyperconnected web where apps and devices connect and communicate through a combination of edge devices and servers in the central cloud. at mimik, we believe that the future is about decentralizing the cloud by enabling all computing devices to act as servers to protect our data, minimize usage of energy and other resources to help save our planet.
enter hybrid edgeCloud computing
like with any technology that is rapidly evolving, cloud technology has also evolved in the face of a more hyper-connected world. changes with future innovations have allowed for an interconnected web where different apps and devices communicate using both edge devices and servers in the central cloud. these ‘edge’ devices can be anything from smartphones, tablets, PCs, smart TVs, game consoles, robots, drones, and AI-based sensors.
an edgeCloud platform allows any computing device to act as a server, letting other devices communicate directly to the application layer, hence developing a hybrid edgeCloud that is larger, faster, cheaper, and with stronger data privacy for its users.
mimik’s disruptive technology essentially is for cloud decentralization — as each edge device gets to act as a server. mimik’s hybrid edgeCloud does not need any hubs or gateways and can leverage the processing power, storage, and memory of all computing devices. the good part about the hybrid edgeCloud is that it runs on any platform be it windows, android, mac os, iOS, linux, or raspbian.
- optimal privacy — you can process sensitive data on local edge devices, eliminating the unnecessary middlemen.
- lowest costs — reduce hosting and bandwidth costs by maximizing the use of resources on edge devices.
- lowest latencies — using the shortest-path communications between devices, microservices, and clusters at the edge.
- rapid app development — developers can utilize the familiar api development framework, languages, and compatibility with container and orchestration tools for native application development.
- lowest carbon footprint — cut data transfer by 70% and improve system-level efficiency.