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Thales teams up with Neural Labs to support AI-powered smart cities

Thales, a specialist in software monetisation and licensing, has expanded its partnership with Neural Labs, a company that provides video analysis for Smart Cities and AI-based Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), to enable secure, efficient, and practical solutions for vehicle access...

IDC: Global edge computing investments to hit $232bn in 2024

Analyst firm IDC has got the abacus out again – and has forecast that worldwide spending on edge computing could hit $232 billion (£181.1bn) in 2024.

The figure is an increase of 15.4% on 2023, based on IDC’s Worldwide Edge Spending Guide, with the analyst citing artificial...

Supermicro joins forces with NVIDIA to expand its edge AI portfolio

Supermicro is expanding its portfolio of AI solutions, allowing customers to leverage the power and capability of AI in edge locations, such as public spaces, retail stores, or industrial infrastructure.

Supermicro believes that using its application-optimised servers with NVIDIA...

SASE market hits $8.4bn for 2023 with Zscaler top of the charts

The secure access service edge (SASE) market broke the $8 billion (£6.27bn) revenue barrier in 2023, according to Dell’Oro Group – a marker the industry analyst has described as a ‘significant milestone.’

The sector topped out at $8.4bn for 2023, at a 31% growth rate. From...

Vapor IO launches ‘Monetize the AI Edge’ program

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Vapor IO, creators of the Kinetic Grid platform and specialist in edge networking and real-time, pervasive AI, has unveiled its 'Monetize the AI Edge' partner initiative.

This reseller program is designed to help partners accelerate the availability of real-time AI by delivering...

Lenovo unveils edge AI initiatives across telecoms

MWC MWC has traditionally been the telcos’ playground – and Lenovo is leaning into this with a newly announced series of edge AI collaborations with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, and Telefonica.

The collaborations announced in Barcelona enable the telecom providers to create and...

Intel’s new platform promises edge performance with cloud simplicity

MWC Intel has announced the launch of a new Intel Edge Platform which aims to enable enterprises to run the gamut of edge and AI application development and deployment at scale – with the promise of ‘cloud-like simplicity.’

The platform, announced at MWC 2024, runs on an...

OVHcloud opens its first two local zones in Spain and Belgium

European cloud specialist OVHcloud has opened its first two public cloud ‘Local Zones’ with one site located in Madrid, Spain and the other in Brussels, Belgium.

Driven by innovative technology from gridscale, OVHcloud’s latest acquisition, the Group can now deploy cloud...

Nokia teams up with Austrian telco A1 for edge cloud network slicing test

Nokia has announced the successful completion of what is claimed to be the first 5G edge cloud network slicing trial, in conjunction with A1, Austria’s leading telecoms provider, and Microsoft.

The deployment entailed using Nokia’s 5G edge slicing solution, integrated with...

Akamai takes cloud computing to its edge network

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Cloud firm Akamai Technologies has unveiled plans to embed cloud computing capabilities into its massive edge network.

Akamai’s Generalized Edge Compute (Gecko) advances Akamai’s strategy to be the cloud computing platform for companies that want to deliver better experiences by...

ZEDEDA secures $72m to meet demand for edge AI and computing

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ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge management and orchestration, announced today the closing of $72 million in growth capital, with the Series C round led by Smith Point Capital, founded by former Salesforce Co-CEO Keith Block.

As many of the world’s largest companies launched and scaled...

Scale Computing introduces VMware Rip & Replace Promotion

Scale Computing, a specialist in edge computing, virtualisation and hyperconverged solutions, has unveiled its VMware Rip & Replace Promotion for partners transitioning their business from VMware.

Scale Computing partners bringing customers looking to migrate from VMware...

Ericsson and IIT Kharagpur team up for edge compute and AI research

Ericsson and the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) have announced a ‘long-term co-operation’ across edge compute, AI, and radio, to help develop technology towards 6G research.

The two organisations participated at a symposium on radio and network research...

Kyndryl introduces security edge services with Cisco

Technology infrastructure services provider, Kyndryl has unveiled two new security edge services developed jointly with Cisco to help customers improve their security controls and proactively address and respond to cyber incidents.  

The new security edge services introduced by...

Dutch sustainable edge data centre project gets EU green light

A consortium of seven Dutch companies and research institutes has gotten the green light from the European Commission for its project to develop a more sustainable edge data centre.

The MISD (Modular Integrated Sustainable Datacenter) project is under the IPCEI-CIS banner – an...