Thomas Reuters unveils edge compute corporate tax platform

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Thomas Reuters, a business information services provider and global news agency, has unveiled its Indirect Tax (IDT) Determination Anywhere platform that brings edge computing to corporate tax and accounting professionals.

The Determination Anywhere platform is a patent-pending, cloud-based tax technology platform that works on top of existing infrastructure. It provides accurate and secure tax calculations for private and public cloud or on-premises setups.

Through its...

Silicom wins $30m deal for custom edge smart platform

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Silicom Ltd., an Israeli cloud and data centre solutions provider, has won a $30 million (£22.2m) design deal for a custom version of its Edge Smart platform.

Although the client has not been disclosed, it is described as a leading North American telecommunications service provider.

The client was said to be suitably impressed with how Silicom integrated its equipment with one of its partner’s software-based routers to agree to further collaboration.

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Verizon launches private MEC solution in partnership with AWS

Verizon has launched a private mobile edge compute (MEC) solution in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The solution was announced earlier this year and combines Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts for a cloud-based platform that brings compute and storage services to the edge of a customer’s on-premise network.

The benefit to businesses is much higher bandwidth and lower latency to support next-generation enterprise applications including factory automation,...

Nokia releases MX Industrial Edge to accelerate Industry 4.0 journeys

Nokia has released MX Industrial Edge, the company’s first off-the-shelf solution to assist enterprises in their Industry 4.0 journeys.

The Finnish giant says the solution addresses the new category of Industry 4.0 applications that require increased capabilities and performance at the network edge, and tight integration with industrial systems and networking solutions.

Industry 4.0 is driving the digital transformations of enterprises by combining emerging...

Ori partners with VMware on edge solution for telco providers

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Edge infrastructure firm Ori Industries is partnering with enterprise software developer VMware to “advance telco cloud and multi-cloud adoption for enterprises".

By combining Ori’s Global Edge platform with VMware’s Telco Cloud, the companies hope to reduce complexities and increase service manageability of cloud-native service delivery at the edge.

Running on VMware’s cloud platform, Ori Global Edge will be a managed cloud service offering that delivers a...

JFrog acquires Upswift to bring DevOps closer to the edge

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Software company JFrog has acquired Upswift, a device management platform for IoT, for an undisclosed amount in an effort to bolster its edge compute offering.

Upswift develops software that is deployed as a binary file on an edge computing platform to make it possible to continuously deliver software across multiple edge devices.

This approach means organisations can deploy software regardless of if the target platform is only running Linux, containers, or a virtual...

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...

Emerson unveils edge software for advanced machine analytics

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Technology and engineering firm, Emerson, has launched its PACEdge industrial edge platform, designed to help manufacturers accelerate digital transformation projects by enabling users to quickly create and scale up apps. 

The PACEdge platform is said to simplify application development by bringing together open-source tools into a flexible, integrated and secure platform for utilising machine data and analytics. The PACEdge release coincides with the launch of Emerson’s...

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...

Stratus launches global programme for development of edge computing competencies

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Stratus Technologies, a specialist in autonomous Edge Computing platforms, has launched a programme to enable System Integrators (SIs) to develop Edge Computing competencies and deployment expertise. 

It is hoped that the Stratus-led training, certification and accreditation, could give SIs the tools and support to develop edge computing technology practices to generate new revenue. The programme’s top partnership level, Stratus Endorsed status, will allow SIs to implement...