Red Hat brings new edge capabilities to hybrid cloud systems

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has launched new enhancements across its hybrid cloud solutions portfolio to accelerate edge adoption in enterprise.

The set of cross-portfolio capabilities focus on supporting customers migration to edge computing by limiting complexity, enhancing security, and increasing confidence in systems management from the data centre to the edge.

As part of the Red Hat Edge Initiative, these new features represent a collective push to...

Vodafone taps Cardinality.io and Google Cloud to boost Europe’s 5G

Vodafone

Vodafone has partnered with data analytics firm Cardinality.io and Google Cloud to build a pan-European network performance platform that will improve connectivity for customers.

The platform is being implemented across eleven European countries with the goal of transforming the way Vodafone builds and manages its network over the next five years.

Called Vodafone Unified Performance Management (UPM), the platform combines Google Cloud's smart analytics portfolio and...

Edge Delta raises £50m in Series B for data observability platform

Edge Delta, a platform that uses distributed stream processing and machine learning for data observability at the edge, has raised $63 million (£50.9m) in a Series B led by Quiet Capital.

“It’s clear that traditional approaches for collecting and analysing data fall short against the tsunami of data impacting organisations today,” says Ozan Unlu, CEO and founder of Edge Delta.

“As the first and only player in edge observability, we enable our customers to...

Bell collaborates on Toronto AWS Wavelength Zone, first in Canada

Toronto, Canada

Canada’s largest telco provider, Bell Canada, has launched the country’s first public multi-access edge computing (MEC) alongside Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Expanding on the two companies’ 2021 collaboration agreement, the Bell 5G network is helping to power the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada, starting with Toronto.

Bell Public MEC with AWS Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage services at the edge of the Bell 5G network, closer to mobile and connected...

Spectro Cloud scores £30.5m for Kubernetes management platform

Sunshine breaking through the clouds.

Spectro Cloud, a Kubernetes management platform provider, has closed a $40 million (£30.5m) Series B funding round.

The round, which was led by New York-based investor Stripes, sees Spectro Cloud’s total funding to date reach $67.5 million (£51.5m) as enterprises are increasingly turning to Kubernetes for edge deployments.

Other investors included Sierra Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, WestWave Capital, T-Mobile Ventures and Alter Venture Partners, all of which also...

SK Telecom taps Dell servers for 5G MEC solution

Cellular Data Tower

SK Telecom, South Korea’s dominant telecoms operator, has launched an enterprise multi-access edge computing (MEC) solution called Petasus in partnership with US tech specialist Dell Technologies.

Through Petasus, SK Telecom’s MEC solutions, which range from network virtualisation to MEC applications for operation and user experience optimisation, will be mounted on Dell‘s servers.

The move hopes to capitalise on the growing global demand for private 5G network...

VMWare expands AWS partnership for cloud and 5G use cases

Edge Technology

VMWare, the cloud computing and virtualisation company, is broadening the scope of its enterprise partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to address hybrid cloud and edge use cases.

Together, they are working to enable service providers to streamline operations and automation, optimise network traffic, and provide superior end-user experiences.

One such use case involves reducing latency at the edge through AWS Wavelength with VMWare SD-WAN.

By embedding AWS...

AT&T and Microsoft partner on private 5G edge to replace Wi-Fi

5G Edge

AT&T and Microsoft are expanding on their existing partnership to integrate the telecom operator’s 5G network with Azure’s private mobile edge computing.

As AT&T continues to bring private 4G/5G networks to the edge, the company has introduced the ability to roam beyond the boundaries of the AT&T private network and still stay connected to its public network.

Called the AT&T Private 5G Edge, the service is co-developed by Microsoft and uses the Azure...

Bloomberg Media tests edge streaming solution with Verizon and AWS

Bloomberg streaming

Bloomberg Media, the business news conglomerate, is using Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength to test the delivery of live 4K content without the need for satellites.

Verizon and Amazon Web Services’ joint solution, which recently expanded to 17 major US cities, is a real-time cloud platform that brings AWS services to the edge of Verizon’s wireless network.

Bloomberg is also working with Zixi, a live video streaming software firm, to minimise latency and simplify...

Ericsson launches new Edge Exposure Server offering

Ericsson

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has launched its Edge Exposure Server to enable new enterprise and consumer services for edge applications.

The Edge Exposure Server works as an addition to Ericsson’s current Cloud Core Exposure Server, bringing network exposure capabilities that support edge application ecosystems.

Ericsson is focused on working with simple and developer-friendly APIs.

“Making it easy for developers is foundational to bring new services to...