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...

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...

Lumen expands edge services into Europe

Europe on a globe map.

Edge solutions provider Lumen Technologies is bringing its edge infrastructure and services across the pond from American to European customers.

The expansion is part of Lumen's continued investment in next-generation solutions that transform digital experiences and meet the demands of today's global businesses.

With the update, enterprise and public sector customers in Europe can now deploy applications and workloads at the cloud edge.

Lumen has already begun...

Iceotope cooling to help Intel and HPE reach sustainability goals

Ice

Iceotope Technologies, an IT cooling solutions firm, is joining forces with Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to try and reduce edge data centres’ energy usage by 30 percent.

By integrating Iceotope’s precision immersion cooling technology into edge data centres, the three companies hope to faster reach their sustainability goals of net zero operations.

The Ku:I data centre, the product of the companies’ collaboration, reduces energy consumption and...

Scale Computing taps Wasabi for hot cloud storage at the edge

Sunshine breaking through the clouds.

Scale Computing, an edge computing and hyperconvergence specialist, is partnering with Wasabi Technologies, a cloud storage company.

The partnership will facilitate a fast and reliable solution for hybrid cloud storage, archiving, and backup that allows organisations to deploy and manage hundreds of locations with cloud-like orchestration.

Wasabi intends to offer low-cost cloud storage for mass data collection on Scale Computing’s infrastructure software platform so...

IDrive expands European data centre footprint with 4 new locations

Data centre

IDrive Compute, a VPS hosting solution from IDrive, has expanded its international network of edge computing locations with a number of new data centres in Europe.

Specialising in cloud storage, online backup, remote access, and compliance technologies, the company's services help more than 4 million customers back up over 500 petabytes of data.

With its growth into Europe, IDrive hopes to help businesses host multiple virtual instances with physical servers and robust...

Dell Technologies expands edge portfolio for retail solutions

Retail Store

Dell Technologies is expanding its edge portfolio with a number of solutions aimed at helping retail generate more value from their data.

Edge technologies have improved retail customer experiences in recent years through solutions such as curbside pickup and frictionless checkouts.

A recent study commissioned by Dell and conducted by 451 Research found this growth will continue with 77% of retailers expecting to increase edge deployments significantly in the next two...

DataBank expands US edge infrastructure in £590m data centre deal

Data centre

DataBank, a connectivity and managed services provider, has closed its acquisition of four existing Houston, TX area data centres from CyrusOne for $670 million (£590m). The transaction makes Houston the 28th metro market in DataBank's US portfolio, expanding what is already the largest edge infrastructure footprint in the country.

The four Houston facilities collectively add more than 300,000 square feet of raised-floor data centre capacity, and 42.5 megawatts of power,...

DataQube secures €26m from French investment management company

A pile of Euro notes.

DataQube Global, said to be the developer of the world’s first standalone edge data centre module, has acquired a €26 million funding from RGREEN INVEST, an investment management company focused on green tech projects. 

With more than €800m already invested in InfraGreen and renewable energy markets, this is the company’s first venture in the data centre industry.

DataQube’s person-free layout is said to offer a significantly lower carbon footprint...

One Stop Systems unveils AI transportable server for edge deployments

One Stop Systems Rigel Edge Supercomputer

One Stop Systems, an AI solutions developer at the edge, has unveiled its new flagship AI transportable compute server, the Rigel Edge Supercomputer.

The Rigel is the first edge computer of its kind that utilises the highest-performance NVIDIA HGX A100 4-GPU platform with the latest NVIDIA NVLink GPU interconnect in place of traditional PCI Express GPUs.

Due to its dense form factor, the Rigel is suited for deployments in tight spaces available at the edge, such as an...