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...

AWS and Siemens team up for easier industrial edge-to-cloud configuration

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the preview of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge on Siemens’ Industrial Edge marketplace to help create a more seamless experience for sending industrial equipment data to the AWS cloud.

AWS IoT SiteWise Edge is software which ‘makes it easy to collect, organise, process and monitor equipment data on-premises’, as the company puts it. It is most closely associated with the AWS Snow family of rugged devices, for extremely large and infrequently...

Kingston Technology: How data centres are evolving to meet edge use cases

Ahead of the Edge Computing Expo in London on November 30 and December 1, Edge Computing News caught up with Ann Keefe of Kingston Technology to discuss innovations in edge, customer use cases and demands, and convergence of technologies such as 5G in enabling the edge stack.

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Can you introduce yourself, your role at Kingston Technology and give a short overview of what Kingston does?

My name is Ann Keefe and I am Regional Director for UK & Ireland at...

Pulsant invests £4.5m into platformEDGE in Manchester data centre

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Pulsant, a UK data centre and edge infrastructure provider, has announced £4.5m further investment in its Manchester data centre.

The funds will expand Pulsant’s platformEDGE™ in the North West, delivering 300kW of additional IT capacity alongside upgrades to connectivity and cooling.

The Data Hall 4 expansion, to be completed in December 2023, expands the facility by 320m2 – a 30% increase. Clients will be able to access LINX peering services on site, as well as...

LiquidStack brings liquid immersion cooling to the edge with new datacentre solutions

LiquidStack, a specialist in liquid immersion cooling for datacentres, has launched prefabricated modular solutions, MicroModular and MegaModular.

MicroModular contains a single 48U DataTank appropriate for local edge applications whereas MegaModular holds up to six 48U DataTanks for regional edge applications. Compact, high density and designed for the most rugged environments, LiquidStack modular solutions enable businesses to rapidly deploy compute at the local and regional...

Deep Green and Civo announce new partnership to make cloud sustainable 

Deep Green, the team pioneering carbon-neutral compute, has partnered with Civo, the only pure-play cloud native service provider. The agreement will see Civo become Deep Green’s exclusive cloud partner. 

The new partnership between Civo and Deep Green will give Civo customers the exclusive opportunity to run their cloud workloads on Deep Green’s servers, giving them access to a groundbreaking sustainable cloud solution. Not only will this help companies move towards a...

Fully automated edge data centre launched for commercial service

Finish-based telecoms company Elisa Oyj has achieved a significant milestone in the field of edge computing with the successful deployment of its first fully automated edge data centre site, which is the second edge site to go into commercial production this year.

This groundbreaking project combines Wind River Studio Cloud Platform as the production-grade distributed Kubernetes solution for managing cloud infrastructure, User Plane Function (UPF) application from Elisa’s...

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...

Aarna Networks launches zero-touch edge orchestration platform

Virtual Management

Aarna Networks, an edge management solutions provider, has launched a zero-touch orchestration platform called Aarna Edge Services (AES).

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution aims to help enterprises simplify their management processes and cut operation costs.

AES will allow for a range of tasks including designing, provisioning, and managing multi-cloud strategies.

The company also says it can be used as cloud edge storage, for machine learning...

Equinix Metal and InsidePacket partner on global multi-cloud network

Metal

Digital infrastructure provider Equinix has partnered with networking solutions firm InsidePacket to launch a global multi-cloud network on Equinix Metal, the company’s bare metal offering.

The joint solution provides enterprises with a global, scaling network built on Equinix's backbone that prioritises high performance and low latency.

Enterprise clients will be able to take advantage of easy access to many of their assets, such as public cloud and SaaS, through the...