About
A distributed-cloud architecture is fundamental to edge computing, which greatly reduces latency by storing and processing data closer to the applications and users that consume it, enabling innovations like connected homes, autonomous vehicles, robotic surgery, and advanced real-time gaming.

In this online event, Verizon and Couchbase talk about how multi-access edge computing (MEC), 5G, and local data processing work together to enable ultra-low latency for mission-critical apps and services.
When
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 · 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT -8:00)
Agenda
  • Why is edge computing so hot, and why now?
  • How MEC provides the highest guarantees of low-latency
  • The importance of an edge-ready database
  • How the network ties it all together
  • Use cases - travel, retail, healthcare, online gaming, etc.
Presenters
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Brent Eiler
Principal Architect 5G Edge at Verizon
Brent is a veteran in the IT industry with a track record of proven results aligning business strategies with emerging technologies in enterprise B2B. His articulation, critical thinking and data driven problem solving skills have helped him shape technology architectures in hybrid cloud, networking, security and UC&C for his customers.
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Mark Gamble
Director of Product & Solutions Marketing at Couchbase
Mark is a passionate product marketer with a technical and solution consulting background and 20+ years of experience in Enterprise and Open Source technology. He has launched several database and analytic solutions throughout his career, and has worked with customers across a wide variety of industries including Financial Services, Automotive, Hospitality, High-Tech and Healthcare. With an expertise in analytics and AI, Mark loves all things data, and is an emphatic supporter of data-for-good initiatives.
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Scott Birch
Chief Content Officer at BizClik Media Group
Creative media professional with 25 years of diverse international experience in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. I have edited daily, weekly, monthly and annual print titles, ranging from daily newspapers to glossy celebrity magazines, niche B2B magazines and luxury lifestyle publications. An early adopter of digital – creating web content since 1996 – I have also created digital app magazines, smartphone apps and overseen online strategy and social strategy. I have also worked in television, both behind and in front of the camera, and in public relations roles providing creative content and reputation management.