Verizon delivers edge cloud solution through Microsoft Azure partnership

Verizon and Microsoft Azure’s 5G edge computing partnership is beginning to bear fruit.

The partners announced their coalition last year and this week have unveiled an on-premises, private edge compute solution that provides ultra-low latency for deploying near real-time enterprise applications.

“Our partnership with Microsoft brings 5G Edge to enterprises, dropping latency at the edge, helping critical, performance-impacting applications respond more quickly and...

Blaine Mathieu, Pratexo: Exploring the possibilities of the edge

Someone standing at the edge of a cliff.

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...

Robert High, VP and CTO of Edge Computing, IBM: On Industry 4.0, Mayflower, mesh networks, and tackling global challenges

Robert High is an IBM fellow serving as the company’s CTO of edge computing. We tapped High’s decades of technical leadership – spanning core IBM initiatives like Watson – to gain an insight into the future of edge computing and how it can improve our lives and help to tackle some of the biggest global challenges.

The world is currently entering the fourth industrial revolution (or so-called ‘Industry 4.0’) thanks to converging technologies...

Learn key edge computing insights, trends, challenges & opportunities at the free Edge Computing Expo, 16-17 June 2021

Edge Computing Conference Europe is a free virtual edge computing event taking place on 16-17 June 2021 (CEST), consisting of top-level content and thought leadership discussions exploring the edge computing ecosystem. Join 1,000+ senior technology professionals for a variety of solo presentations and expert panel discussions from speakers sharing their unparalleled edge computing industry knowledge.

In a world where speed, connectivity and real time access to data...

Fernando Cerioni, VP of Product Management, Mavenir: On the convergence of edge computing, AI, and OpenRAN

Fernando Cerioni, VP of Product Management at Mavenir, is hosting a day one keynote at this year’s virtual Edge Computing Expo Europe.

Ahead of the event, we caught up with Cerioni to get his views on the industry and the role that Mavenir is playing in unlocking the full potential of edge computing for businesses globally.

Edge computing is not a new concept. In fact, its origins can be traced back to the 1990s when...