Dell unveils tech to aid with global rollout of 5G networks

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Dell Technologies has introduced new telecom software, solutions and services to help communications service providers (CSPs) accelerate their open, cloud-native network deployments and create new revenue opportunities at the edge.

To support the massive growth of data expected from 5G applications and services, CSPs are moving compute infrastructure to the edge and looking to integrate a broad ecosystem of software vendors to capture new revenue opportunities. New technologies...

AudioCodes and Telco Systems launch multi-service router with edge compute capabilities

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Telco Systems, a provider of network edge solutions, has teamed up with comms software vendor AudioCodes to develop a solution with integrated access, VoIP & edge computing capabilities.

The solution enables service providers to manage both advanced communications services as well as value-added applications on a single edge computing device, making deployment and ongoing operation significantly simpler. Combining edge computing capabilities together with communications...

Lenovo and VMWare partner to offer resilient edge computing

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Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) claims to be the first-to-market with VMware’s software solution for the edge running on the resilient ThinkSystem SE350 Edge Servers.  

The new solution will be delivered directly to customer edge sites with the VMware software solution pre-loaded on a pair of ruggedised and security enhanced ThinkSystem SE350. In addition, Lenovo has also enhanced its Lenovo Open Cloud Automation management software to automate the...

Blaine Mathieu, Pratexo: Exploring the possibilities of the edge

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I heard that the company was created when a health care company approached the founders about a challenge they had. Do you know what that challenge was?

I know that story and there are a few origin stories that are all somewhat related. But the thing that ties them all together is this notion of how to create massively distributed compute systems near the edge - in this case it was the patient - so that you could take all this telemetry data about the state of a patient in real...

4 tech strategies every manufacturer should consider post-pandemic

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How can process manufacturers overcome challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic? By Aric Prost, senior director of business development, Stratus Technologies look at four computing approaches every manufacturer should consider for success in 2021—and beyond.

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected virtually every industry in 2020, it hit manufacturing harder than most. According to a survey, nearly 80% of industrial manufacturers said they expected the COVID-19 crisis to...

Croquet Collaboration Platform launched for creating real-time, multi-user apps

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Croquet Corporation, an Edge Collaboration specialist, has launched the Croquet Collaboration Platform, allowing developers worldwide to create multi-user apps with real-time capabilities, which the company says was not possible before.

While Croquet’s exclusive mission is delivering developer tools and infrastructure – including the Croquet Library, APIs and highly useful frameworks – the company has launched a free reference app called PiiX (Photo Instantaneous Interactive...

Andes Technology and Cyberon work together on edge-computing voice recognition

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Embedded speech solution provider,Cyberon, and Andes Technology, a supplier for high efficiency, low-power 32/64-bit RISC-V processor cores, have collaborated on the edge-computing voice recognition solution, Cyberon DSpotter.

As part of the partnership, the companies will explore Andes DSP-capable RISC-V CPU cores, such as D25F and comprehensive software development environment to provide a cost-effective, high performance, and easy-to-deploy solution.

The development...

AWS and Verizon make mobile edge available in 13 of the top 20 US metro areas

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AWS and Verizon have made 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) available in three new locations - Chicago, Houston and Phoenix.

Verizon 5G Edge, a real-time cloud computing platform, with AWS Wavelength brings AWS compute and storage services to the edge of Verizon’s wireless network. The combination is said to minimise the latency and network hops required to connect from an application hosted on AWS to the end user’s device. 

Launched in August 2020, the companies...

Antin Infrastructure Partners snaps up UK data centres through Pulsant takeover

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Antin Infrastructure Partners has acquired Pulsant, a provider of data centre and cloud infrastructure in the UK.

Pulsant owns and operates a portfolio of 10 data centres across seven cities in the UK. It provides essential data centre and cloud infrastructure, including colocation, private cloud, and network connectivity to more than 1,000 private enterprise and public sector customers.

Demand for UK data centre and cloud infrastructure is expected to continue growing...

IBM partners with Scale Computing to deliver edge solutions at scale

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Scale Computing, a specialist in edge computing, virtualisation and hyperconverged solutions, has begun collaborating with IBM to help organisations adopt an edge computing strategy.

Scale Computing is delivering on-premises edge computing solutions for applications that are designed to be flexible and intelligent to help address high-availability and resilience.

A recent IBM Institute for Business Value report, ‘Why organisations are betting on edge computing:...