Problem Statement of Edge Computing on Premises for Industrial IoT

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This document introduces the concept of Beyond Edge Computing (BEC) which brings edge computing capabilities down to the level of customers' premises for industrial IoT use cases. The purpose of the document is to discuss the general problem statement of BEC including capabilities, and use cases. Potential technical gaps in IETF problem scope that are related to BEC are also evaluated.


Liang Geng (
Mingui Zhang (
Mike McBride (
Bing Liu (

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