DataQube Global’s edge data centre at the heart of £20m development

DataQube Global Edge Unit

DataQube Global’s 5G-ready edge data centre system has been selected by Glendine Developments to support an ‘edge data centre campus’ in Basingstoke.

The property developer plan to turn two vacant business park properties into a co-working edge campus with research and development as well as recreational facilities.

An edge data centre campus consists of micro data centres located closer to users than conventional data centres that hold facilities for use by...

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...

Ori and KX team up on edge streaming solution to BT Enterprise

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Edge infrastructure firm Ori Industries is working alongside streaming analytics company KX to create an ultra-low latency streaming analytics solution for BT Enterprise customers.

Leveraging a Tier 1 telco network, Ori’s Global Edge (OGE) platform and KX’s analytics software will enable real-time stream analytics at the edge, increasing speeds and data usage.

Both firms are currently working with BT Innovation Labs to bring the combined solution to the telco...

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:...

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...

Hivecell and DataRobot partner for enterprises to deploy AI at the edge

Hivecell, a provider of 'edge as a service' technologies, has teamed up with enterprise AI platform DataRobot to help process machine learning (ML) models closer to the edge.

The two companies will combine the DataRobot platform, which 'democratises data science and drives automated decision intelligence', with Hivecell's scalable infrastructure.

The combined benefit will be primarily focused around efficiency and cost. Organisations will be able to deploy on-premise...

VMware, Dell Technologies and Vapor IO among Open Grid Alliance founders

Say hello to the Open Grid Alliance (OGA). The organisation has been formed with the lofty goal to shed light on and work towards rebuilding the Internet 'from the core out to the edge in.'

Dell Technologies, DriveNets, a provider of cloud-native software, MobiledgeX, network as a service provider PacketFabric, and Vapor IO are among the founding members. The biggest banana, however, is VMware, whose VP of advanced technologies, Kaniz Mahdi, said the company had never 'built...

New report sheds light on ‘burgeoning’ China edge cloud market

A new report has explored the appetite for edge cloud technologies in China - and has cited BaishanCloud as a leader amid overall encouraging signs.

The report from EqualOcean, an investment resource for Chinese tech businesses, argues that as the Covid-19 pandemic has contributed to an acceleration of Internet usage in China, this has translated to the 'inspiration' of the cloud industry and, further on, edge cloud.

By the end of last year, according to national IT...

Aruba expands platform to deliver enterprise-grade edge-to-cloud security

Aruba has announced a touted 'expansive' set of edge-to-cloud security integrations for its edge services platform - citing the 'work from anywhere' new normal as key to beefing up its protocols.

The advancements include integrating the ClearPass Policy Manager secure network access control platform with the Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform. The latter product, industry viewers will note, was the company formerly known as Silver Peak, acquired by HPE - Aruba's parent - in...

Former Viptela execs launch Prosimo to crack app performance from cloud to edge

Meet Prosimo. The name might not be familiar, but its executive team may well be, as the company has come out of stealth with the goal of delivering an 'exemplary' application experience across a unified infrastructure stack.

The company's co-founders, CEO Ramesh Prabagaran and CTO Nehal Bhau, were part of the founding team at Viptela, which was acquired by Cisco for $610 million in 2017.

Prosimo has arrived with $25 million in seed and series A funding. The round was...