Edge computing firm Armada raises $40m in funding round led by M12

Armada, an edge computing specialist, compute and AI, today announced a $40 million funding round led by M12 (Microsoft's Venture Fund), raising its total to more than $100 million.

This funding comes as all Armada products are now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, with Azure customers able to use pre-committed Azure spend on Armada products.

Pradeep Nair, founding CTO at Armada, said: “This funding is a testament to the incredible...

Vonage and Telstra team up to accelerate digital transformation with network APIs

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Vonage, a specialist in cloud communications and a part of Ericsson, has partnered with Telstra, Australia's largest telco, to explore ways to accelerate digital transformation with the power of network Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

The non-exclusive agreement introduces Telstra’s network APIs to the Vonage platform, giving enterprises and developers the opportunity to leverage network capabilities to create innovative, advanced applications and to enhance the...

Fastly boosts managed security service with bot management and SLA 

Edge cloud computing firm Fastly has launched a Bot Management solution to combat automated attacks at the edge and significantly reduces the risk of fraud, DDoS attacks, account takeover, and other abuse.

The company’s new time-to-notify SLA is fueled by the visibility and tooling of Fastly’s security offering and guarantees Fastly security experts will proactively notify and begin mitigating critical security incidents within 30 minutes of discovery, often before an...

ADLINK unveils new graphics card with Intel Arc A380E GPU

ADLINK Technology, a specialist in edge computing, has further extended its portfolio of GPU modules with the introduction of the A380E graphics card – the company’s first graphics card in low profile PCIe form factor employing an Intel Arc A380E GPU.

Aimed primarily at the commercial gaming market (slot machines, video lottery terminals and electronic games etc.), it can be integrated into ADLINK gaming platforms, such as the ADi-SA6X, which leverage Intel Core processors...

CloudBolt and StormForge team up to bring Kubernetes solution to FinOps

CloudBolt Software, a cloud ROI firm, has partnered with StormForge, a provider of Kubernetes resource optimisation, to bring Kubernetes cost visibility and optimisation into the FinOps ecosystem.

It is hoped this will give organisations the alignment and agency they need across engineering and FinOps to maximise their return on cloud investments.

According to a survey by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Kubernetes is used in 96% of global businesses. Public...

eInfochips unveils Aikri modules and kits to elevate IoT edge solutions

Thanks to a new development under the Edge Labs initiative, eInfochips has launched of the Aikri-64X-90XX series.

This lineup of modules and developer kits is powered by the Qualcomm QCS6490 processor, setting a new standard for AI-driven edge computing solutions.

Sumit Sethi, chief operations officer, eInfochips, said: "Today marks a significant milestone in our journey towards empowering the edge with high-performance, AI-driven solutions.


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...