Welcome to the OpenFog Consortium blog. Our members represent some of the leading thinkers in fog computing, and we hope you enjoy some of their unique insights. All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only and reflects the viewpoints of the individual author contributors.

April 12, 2016

Fog is spreading

By Lynne Canavan Executive Director, OpenFog Consortium [clear] Growing up, I spent my summers in a small cottage on the coast of Maine.  I knew all about fog – all types of fog.  Sometimes the fog would gradually drift in.  At other times, thick fogbanks descended quickly, obliterating everything in sight.  Fog was inevitable. Unstoppable. …  Read More


March 28, 2016

Beyond M2M: Breaking down data silos to enable the Digital Enterprise

By Steve Jennis First generation M2M systems are running up against limitations when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT requires an infrastructure that enables a digital enterprise by supporting ubiquitous, yet secure, data accessibility, system-wide interoperability and composability.  Read More


March 23, 2016

The CEAL of Fog

By Dr. Mung Chiang Fog networking is an architecture that uses one or a collaborative multitude of end-user clients or near-user edge devices to carry out a substantial amount of storage, communication and management. “Architecture” allocates functionalities. “Engineering artifacts” that may use fog architectures include 5G, cyber physical systems, edge big data, and the Internet of Things.  Read More


March 22, 2016

It’s Clear—Fog Is Everywhere!

By Helder Antunes Fog computing is gaining momentum as a critical enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT). This was demonstrated clearly at two events I attended in the past few weeks.  Read More


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