Toradex launches Aquila to ‘power the potential of tomorrow’

Toradex, an embedded systems solutions provider, has launched its newest family of pin-compatible and scalable System on Modules (SoMs) - Aquila.

Aquila is tailored for demanding applications in the fields of medical, industrial and robotics. Engineered with a focus on rugged durability, future-proof scalability, and power efficiency, it integrates cutting-edge AI and machine learning capabilities alongside a modern software stack to expedite time-to-market and...

SiMa.ai raises $70m funding for generative edge AI platform

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SiMa.ai, a software-centric, embedded edge machine learning system-on-chip company, has raised an additional $70m of funding led by Maverick Capital, with participation from Point72 and Jericho, as well as existing investors Amplify Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Lip-Bu Tan and others.

SiMa.ai will utilise the $270m raised to date to continue meeting customer demand for edge AI/ML with its first-generation Machine Learning System-on-Chip (MLSoC) while accelerating the...

Hailo closes $120m funding round and debuts Hailo-10

Hailo, a chipmaker of edge artificial intelligence (AI) processors, has extended its series C fundraising round with an additional investment of $120 million.

At the same time, the company has introduced its innovative Hailo-10 high-performance generative AI (GenAI) accelerators that usher in an era in which users can own and run GenAI applications locally without registering to cloud-based GenAI services.

The new funding round was led by current and new investors...

Edge computing adoption has remained steady with 30% of companies planning deployment

The Eclipse Foundation, one of the world’s largest open source foundations, has published its 2023 IoT and Edge Commercial Adoption Survey Report, an analysis derived from responses of more than 1,000 professionals in the IoT and edge computing domain. 

Conducted online from April 4 to July 5, 2023, the survey offers insights into the evolving IoT and edge computing ecosystems by identifying the requirements, priorities, and challenges faced by organisations that deploy and...

Kyndryl and Cloudflare form alliance to drive enterprise network transformation

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Kyndryl, an IT infrastructure services provider, and Cloudflare, a connectivity cloud company, have formed a global strategic alliance, an expansion of their partnership, to enable enterprises to migrate and manage networks for multi-cloud connectivity and comprehensive network security.

The partnership combines Kyndryl’s end-to-end consulting services and expertise across enterprise networking, security and resiliency with Cloudflare’s robust connectivity cloud that offers...

Stelia and Telehouse Europe launch revolutionary Stelia IX Solution

Stelia, a next-generation Internet carrier engineered for high-capacity native elastic connectivity services, and Telehouse Europe, a global data centre service provider, have partnered to launch Stelia's pioneering Stelia IX solution, a high-capacity Layer 3 Internet exchange service.

Stelia IX is said to revolutionise global connectivity and data exchange efficiency with Telehouse Europe as a key anchor location.

The new partnership comes at a critical juncture as IP...

Thales teams up with Neural Labs to support AI-powered smart cities

Thales, a specialist in software monetisation and licensing, has expanded its partnership with Neural Labs, a company that provides video analysis for Smart Cities and AI-based Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), to enable secure, efficient, and practical solutions for vehicle access control and logistical planning.

Thales’ Sentinel platform provides services for software licensing, entitlement management, delivery, and protection – helping Neural Labs to quickly and...

BT launches multi-million-pound NB-IoT network to support UK smart cities 

BT has launched its new multi-million-pound NB-IoT network, which is set to pave the way for more UK smart cities and industries – with the network covering 97% of the UK population. It is underpinned by the EE mobile network.

NB-IoT is a low-power network with the potential to transform industries such as utilities, construction, and the public sector – by securely and reliably connecting the devices to automate many processes that currently require manual oversight or direct...

Red Hat collaborates with stc Group to deploy edge and 5G services faster

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Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, has collaborated with stc Group to achieve faster development, delivery and innovation of services by harnessing automation and cloud-native agility.

With Red Hat OpenShift, Cisco system integration and Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO), stc is now able to host multiple cloud-native network functions (CNFs) from various ecosystem vendors with automated deployment and operations. As a result, stc is on a path to reduce total...

OVHcloud opens its first two local zones in Spain and Belgium

European cloud specialist OVHcloud has opened its first two public cloud ‘Local Zones’ with one site located in Madrid, Spain and the other in Brussels, Belgium.

Driven by innovative technology from gridscale, OVHcloud’s latest acquisition, the Group can now deploy cloud capacity within weeks to serve new international locations. The Local Zones in Belgium and Spain bring new options for customers to access the Group’s Public Cloud services, with low latency and local...