Your Five Senses at the Edge: How Sensors Can Be Your Eyes and Ears

August 03, 2020

In today’s edge environments, it can be difficult to have a clear picture of what’s going on at any given time. There are so many sites at various of locations – often remote – that you likely haven’t visited them all and have little visibility into the equipment or the environment in which they are located.

To further complicate the issue, many edge sites are unmanned “dark” sites, with no IT personnel on-site and no eyes on the equipment unless something breaks. Even for manned sites, in our current environment, your company may not allow technicians on-site unannounced due to social distancing guidelines.

You need a way to have visibility in these environments, and sensors provide insight into what’s going on at any moment. In this blog post, I’ll share how the right sensors, working together, can act as your five senses to alert you to threatening conditions:

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