Nokia and Flex Brazil bring private 5G to LatAm manufacturing

Brazil

Nokia is collaborating with multinational electronics company Flex Brazil to deploy 5G standalone private wireless networks across its manufacturing facilities in Brazil.

Together the companies hope to bring advanced manufacturing solutions to Brazil’s developing Industry 4.0 market through a robust 5G network.

The Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) will provide private on-demand wireless services alongside edge computing and digital-enabling tools. Flex plans to use...

Sunlight.io joins 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Fall programme

Fall

Edge infrastructure company Sunlight.io is participating in the 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Fall programme along with three new corporate partners and fifteen start-ups.

The 5G Open Innovation Lab is a collaborative ecosystem focused on development between start-ups, industry leaders, and investors. It supports start-ups in achieving their goals and building innovative technologies.

Since its beginnings in 2020, the Lab has attracted partners such as Dell Technologies,...

IBM and Bharti Airtel to deliver edge services over 5G to India

Interconnected Globe

IBM plans to work with Indian telco Bharti Airtel to bring secure edge cloud services through 5G networks to the nation’s enterprises.

The Airtel edge platform will combine IBM Cloud Satellite with Red Hat’s OpenShift technology. Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest passenger car maker, already plans on using the platform to make its quality inspections faster and more accurate.

Rajesh Uppal, senior executive director of HR and IT at Maruti Suzuki, said: “At Maruti...

Nokia and AT&T launch industry-grade 4.9G LTE network in Mexico

Container Port

Telco titans Nokia and AT&T have joined forces to deploy an industrial-grade private 4.9G LTE network in Mexico.

Based at the APM Terminals container facility in Yucatan, the connectivity solution uses Nokia’s Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) platform to manage maritime terminal operations through edge services and a high-performance wireless network.

APM Terminals Yucatan is a 11.5 hectare deep-water port and key logistics location in Puerto Progreso which provides...

Hut 8 and Zenlayer partner to supply edge services for Web3 users

Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency mining company Hut 8 has partnered with edge solutions provider Zenlayer to bring edge computing services to blockchain and Web3 users.

Hut 8 customers will gain access to Zenlayer’s edge platform, allowing for the deployment of mining applications across a system which is accessible in 40 nations around the globe. Miners will also be equipped with self-provision compute and networking services through an online console or APIs.

Jaime Leverton, CEO of...

NTT and VMWare launch combined edge and private 5G service

Japanese telco NTT has unveiled its Edge-as-a-Service (EaaS) solution in partnership with VMWare, claiming it to be the first globally available integrated edge and private 5G offering.

The service is powered by VMware’s Edge Compute Stack and will enable enterprises to analyse and take action on data wherever it is generated or collected. VMWare is also adopting NTT’s private 5G technology as part of the joint market offering.

Built using Intel-based network and...

Cysec and Avassa to bring central cloud-like security to the edge

Cyber Security

Security software provider Cysec and Avassa, an edge orchestration platform provider, have partnered to offer automated, scalable, and secure solutions for edge computing environments.

As enterprises increasingly look towards a hybrid adoption of both cloud and edge infrastructure, there is a growing need for businesses to stay innovative and efficient across both centralised and distributed environments.

With Cysec and Avassa’s joint partnership, the two companies...

Stanford engineers build more efficient AI chip for edge devices

Stanford University engineers have created a more efficient and flexible AI chip well suited to power AI in tiny edge devices.

The engineers’ chip, called NeuRRAM, is a novel resistive random-access memory (RRAM) chip that innovates on the way current chips process and store data.

AI functionality on tiny edge devices today is limited by the energy a battery can provide. Whilst modern AI chips process and store data in separate locations – a compute unit and a memory...

Lumen launches Edge Virtual Machines for enterprise customers

Earth

Network solutions provider Lumen Technologies has launched Lumen Edge Virtual Machines (VMs) to provide customers with on-demand edge compute power at scale.

Lumen Edge VMs are the company’s latest infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering, designed for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), start-ups, and large enterprises deploying applications and workloads at the network edge.

The VMs are designed for edge applications such as supporting machine learning and...

ClearBlade launches IoT Core to replace Google’s retiring offering

Edge and IoT software company ClearBlade has launched its ClearBlade IoT Core as an alternative to the soon to be discontinued Google IoT Core.

With Google’s IoT Core offering scheduled for termination in August 2023, ClearBlade is providing an alternative that is easy to migrate to and has been approved by Google.

The ClearBlade IoT Core connects and manages data from various devices worldwide. It includes multiple features, such as:

Device registry and...