Avassa becomes Red Hat tech partner for edge collaboration

Avassa Red Hat partners

Avassa, an edge orchestration solution provider, has partnered with Red Hat, the open-source software giant, to collaborate on edge container management.

The companies hope to deliver innovative edge container monitoring and automation tooling to users, leveraging Red Hat’s platform and open-source community.

As a Red Hat technology partner, Avassa will provide purpose-built solutions for container management to add to Red Hat’s edge portfolio.

Avassa says...

Akamai acquires Neosec to bolster API detection and response

Cyber Security

Akamai, a content delivery network provider, is set to acquire Neosec, an API security firm, in a bid to strengthen the company’s API security offering and protect clients’ critical business functions.

Akamai sees the mass adoption of global API security solutions as a reaction to growing cybersecurity threats and the increased popularity of APIs.

In this environment, customers are eager to access secure and reliable solutions that protect their data and services,...

Kneron buys Otus for edge AI imaging in autonomous vehicles

Autonomous Vehicle

Edge AI hardware provider Kneron has acquired imaging technology firm Otus. The two companies have worked together before to build full-stack software and hardware solutions for autonomous vehicles.

By acquiring Otus, Kneron hopes to strengthen its position in the US and Japanese automotive industries, where demand for AI-based imaging solutions is growing.

Otus already delivers imaging solutions to US and Japanese customers, having become the preferred partner of...

Carl Moberg, CTO, Avassa: Building at the edge? Build for your application team

Avassa Interview

After a slew of partnerships in 2022, edge orchestration firm Avassa are keen to work on more comprehensive end-to-end and security solutions this year.

Founded in 2020, the Swedish company's solution allows enterprises to manage their distributed applications across on-prem, co-located, and public cloud compute.

Edge Computing News sat down with Avassa CTO Carl Moberg to reflect on the company's busy past 12 months and find out where Avassa, and the wider edge industry,...

BrainChip, Blue Ridge Envisioneering work on tactical edge devices

BrainChip Akida

Neuromorphic AI chip provider BrainChip has partnered with engineering team Blue Ridge Envisioneering. Blue Ridge will use the BrainChip Akida processor in its designs for tactical edge devices contracted by defence and intelligence agencies.

The jointly developed devices will be designed for deployment in harsh, resource-restricted environments where power access is limited.

BrainChip’s Akida platform is built to perform effectively in extreme conditions and offers...

Flasheye taps Avassa for edge management to scale its services

Camera Lens

Monitoring solutions provider Flasheye has chosen edge orchestration firm Avassa to begin offering its 3D lidar and sensor solutions as a service.

Flasheye provides a LiDAR solution for detailed, real-time processing of 3D data that facilitates incident and deviation detection. The company says it can be used to optimise industrial production lines and ensure workplace safety.

Through Avassa, the company hopes to automate and centralise its sensor management at scale,...

DataBank adds $350m financing to US edge data centre expansion

Data Centre

DataBank Inc., a connectivity and cloud provider, has secured $350 million in financing for an expansion of its US data centre infrastructure.

The financing, led by TD Securities, includes a 5-year loan of $175 million as well as a delayed loan of $125 million and $50 million in revolving credit.

The $350 million package comes weeks after the Dallas, Texas-based company announced a $715 million financing on 1 March.  

DataBank will use the new funds to...

Zadara, BroadBand Tower partner for Japanese edge cloud service

5G Telecom Tower

Cloud computing firm Zadara has partnered with Japanese internet service provider BroadBand Tower to offer a full-stack cloud platform in Japan.

The infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solution will offer storage, compute, and networking services to new customers in the region.

The joint offering will see Zadara’s Edge Cloud Services integrated into BroadBand Tower’s upcoming launch of its c9 Flex-N IaaS platform.

Nelson Nahum, CEO of Zadara, said: “We are...

Telco Systems expands Edgility with virtual firewall and router


Edge networking solutions provider Telco Systems is expanding its smart virtualisation platform, Edgility, with a new virtual firewall and router.

The package of updates, called Edgility Integrated Network Functions (INF), offers features designed with cost reductions for mass deployment of edge devices in mind.

Edgility says INF will benefit enterprise customers looking for enhanced connectivity at the edge for creating and deploying applications...

Volvo Group uses LoRaWAN for predictive maintenance in Lyon factory


Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo Group has built a new Internet of Things (IoT) network for its engine factory in the French city of Lyon.

The network will be used to monitor the health of autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) being produced in the factory in a bid to reduce operational costs and improve maintenance.

Volvo Group says that AGVs offer more flexibility in the company’s engine manufacturing process when compared to a traditional, fixed production...