Edge computing provides application processing load balancing capacity to corporate and other large-scale web servers. It is like an application cache, where the cache is in the Internet itself. Static web-sites being cached on mirror sites is not a new concept. Mirroring transactional and interactive systems are however a much more complex endeavor.
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