Kip Turco, StackPath: On cloud computing ‘at the edge of the internet’

Edge Computing News caught up with StackPath CEO Kip Turco to discuss cloud computing “at the edge of the internet”.

We tapped Turco’s vast expertise to learn how edge cloud platforms like StackPath are delivering real-world advantages today while paving the way for exciting next-generation applications.

Edge Computing News: First off, can you give us a brief overview of StackPath’s core solutions?

Kip Turco: StackPath is a cloud computing platform...

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...

Google Cloud brings private cellular networks into its edge offering

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Google Cloud is bolstering its Google Distributed Cloud Edge portfolio with a host of new private networking solutions.

Through partnerships with independent software vendors, the company hopes to address the issues faced when using cellular networks for scaled edge deployments.

Thanks to these software vendors, Google can test and deploy new edge use cases alongside its Google Cloud components, including AI and machine learning, as well as Google’s global edge...

Telefónica Tech bolsters security edge services with Netskope integration

Interconnected Globe

Telefónica Tech, the digital business unit of Spain’s leading telecoms provider, is integrating the software services of Netskope into its security portfolio.

The partnership will enable Telefónica to bolster its end-to-end security and management capabilities, providing enterprise customers with secure cloud data access to support their digital transformation processes.

Francisco Ginel, global service integrators channel director for Southern Europe at Netskope,...

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...

Verizon and AWS expand edge computing to 19 US metro areas

Edge Drone in City

Verizon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have expanded their 5G mobile edge offering to two more US metro areas with the addition of Nashville, Tennessee and Tampa, Florida.

Combining Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength, the companies joint offering now spans 19 metro areas, meaning 75 percent of the US population are now within 150 miles of a Wavelength Zone.

Verizon and AWS’ edge collaboration dates back to August 2020, when ten US cities gained access to AWS Wavelength...

Scale Computing releases fleet manager for edge infrastructure

Edge computing and hyperconvergence specialist Scale Computing has released its Fleet Manager for edge and managed service providers.

The Scale Computing Fleet Manager (SC//Fleet Manager) is a cloud-hosted monitoring and management tool for distributed IT infrastructure that can scale from one to 50,000 clusters.

Instead of managing individual deployments, SC//Fleet Manager gives users the ability to see and manage their entire fleet at once from a single...

Fastly acquires developer platform Glitch to bring apps to the edge

Edge cloud platform provider Fastly has acquired Glitch, a developer platform for creating and sharing full-stack web apps with nearly two million active users.

Glitch will continue to operate under Fastly, with the acquisition focused on expanding the platform’s team as well as allowing Glitch apps to use Fastly’s edge computing services.

 "Fastly was founded by developers, for developers and, together with Glitch, we take an important step forward in making it...

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...