While cloud computing can solve many issues for distributed environments, it does have its shortcomings. In the era of the Internet of Things, edge computing could be the answer enterprises need. The quantity of data continues to increase and more and more IoT devices emerge and connect to enterprise environments. By design, edge computing could bypass the latency caused by cloud computing and help more quickly get data to the data center for processing. With industry watchers expecting the marketing for edge computing to reach more than $6.7 billion by 2022, edge computing could be the technology strategy to support distributed enterprise environments across verticals such as banking, retail, manufacturing, and more. Edge computing could essentially provide these businesses with many remote locations mini data centers designed to better address the needs of the business and its customers.