Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The Future of Precision Time-as-a-Service

“Time is an illusion,” said Albert Einstein. But in a data center or any real-time application, time is all too real and must be managed very precisely. Consider a conversation on your smart phone while traveling 70 miles-per-hour down the Interstate. The call is handed off from one cell tower to the next. If the timing and frequency of the radios in each tower are not precisely synchronized, the call will drop.

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