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 deliver a broad array of AI workloads for customers, ranging from automated deployment of edge-to-cloud AI infrastructure, networking, software, orchestration, and management.

Perhaps the most...

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 edge-native infrastructure which has OpenVino built in; an open source toolkit which accelerates AI inference while maintaining accuracy and optimising hardware use.

The theory is solid. Intel...

Casey’s gets a slice of Acumera’s edge to bolster its convenience stores

Casey’s, the third largest convenience store and fifth largest pizza chain in the United States, is furthering its digital transformation initiatives by employing an edge computing solution for its stores.

The company has selected Acumera Reliant Platform, an edge offering specifically around retail and hospitality, to operate locally in its more than 2,600 locations with high availability and without the need for WAN connectivity.

A primary benefit of the platform is...

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 to Scale Computing Platform (SC//Platform) will receive a 25% discount on Scale Computing software and services, as well as free migration tool access, complimentary Scale Computing Advanced Training...

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 at GS Sanyal School of Telecommunications (GSSST) to discuss developments and advancements for the future of networks and communication.

Two primary initiatives were finalised at the session....

Gcore launches FastEdge, a ‘revolutionary’ serverless edge computing product

Gcore, the international cloud, AI and edge solutions provider, has launched FastEdge, a cutting-edge serverless product revolutionising application deployment and performance.

Designed for cloud-native development, FastEdge is a low-latency, high-performance solution for creating responsive and personalised applications without the complexities of server management.

FastEdge offers serverless edge execution, leveraging Gcore's expertise in cloud technology, AI and...

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 Kyndryl are: 

Kyndryl Consult Security Services Edge (SSE) with Cisco Secure Access - designed to provide a modular and unified approach for consulting and implementing a SSE architecture...

Helin secures €3m to transform ‘dumb’ maritime and energy assets into ‘smart’ ones

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Helin, an industrial edge intelligence platform, has successfully raised a €3 million Seed round from FORWARD.one. The capital is Helin’s first funding round and marks the transition from its initial bootstrap phase to a phase of accelerated growth.

The funding will be used to grow Helin’s commercial and development teams and expand its Industrial Edge Intelligence SaaS platform. 

In this time of rapid increase in security compliance, energy transition and...

Helin secures €3 million to transform ‘dumb’ maritime and energy assets into ‘smart’ ones

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Helin, an industrial edge intelligence platform, has successfully raised a €3 million Seed round from FORWARD.one.

The capital is Helin’s first funding round and marks the transition from its initial bootstrap phase to a phase of accelerated growth. The funding will be used to grow Helin’s commercial and development teams and expand its Industrial Edge Intelligence SaaS platform. 

In this time of rapid increase in security compliance, energy transition and...

ZEDEDA launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service for distributed edge

ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge infrastructure orchestration, today announced ZEDEDA Edge Kubernetes Service, an industry-first, fully managed Kubernetes service for the distributed edge.

The new service includes a Kubernetes runtime that is curated, managed and supported by ZEDEDA, as well as integrations with industry-leading orchestrators.

Containerised workloads at the edge are exploding, with Gartner predicting that “by 2028, 80% of customer software running at the...