Making Edge Easy - Micro Data Centres for Farming
How micro data centres are giving farming the Edge
Sophisticated technology, such as drones, moisture sensors and robotics, have removed much of the guesswork from farming. Digital applications, such as Aeroponics, 3D mapping and livestock monitoring means today’s world of farming greatly relies on the transference of data. This requires information to travel from source to server and back to the point of access where it can be analysed.
Smart Farming, depends on this data being collated smoothly and being instantly accessible. Thus, it requires an infrastructure that is able to cope and expand as necessary.
Solving the challenges of Smart Farms
Micro Data Centres are an ideal solution for smart farms as they are small, simple and fast to deploy. They operate from either AC or DC power, are portable, can be scaled as per data storage needs and are a far greener option than traditional storage rooms. In addition, by placing a micro data centre directly on the farm, data will be instantly transferred, thus eliminating latency. Advantages of MDCs include: