Intel’s new platform promises edge performance with cloud simplicity

MWC Intel has announced the launch of a new Intel Edge Platform which aims to enable enterprises to run the gamut of edge and AI application development and deployment at scale – with the promise of ‘cloud-like simplicity.’

The platform, announced at MWC 2024, runs on an edge-native infrastructure which has OpenVino built in; an open source toolkit which accelerates AI inference while maintaining accuracy and optimising hardware use.

The theory is solid. Intel...

Nokia teams up with Austrian telco A1 for edge cloud network slicing test

Nokia has announced the successful completion of what is claimed to be the first 5G edge cloud network slicing trial, in conjunction with A1, Austria’s leading telecoms provider, and Microsoft.

The deployment entailed using Nokia’s 5G edge slicing solution, integrated with Microsoft Azure’s managed edge compute, on A1’s live commercial network in Vienna. The test comprised real-time HD video streaming, transmitting live camera feeds from several mobile devices with...

American Tower and IBM bring edge cloud services to enterprises for enhanced innovation

IBM has collaborated with American Tower, a global digital infrastructure provider, to accelerate the deployment of a hybrid, multi-cloud computing platform at the edge.

Through this collaboration, American Tower plans to expand its neutral-host, Access Edge Data Center ecosystem to include IBM Hybrid Cloud capabilities and Red Hat OpenShift. The two companies will work together to help clients address their evolving customer requirements and expectations around innovative...

Three Ireland launches next evolution 5G network capability for businesses

Three, Ireland’s largest mobile network, is the first Irish operator to launch the next evolution of 5G, 5G Standalone, which has the potential to accelerate innovation across industries and unlock exciting possibilities for businesses and consumers.

Operating initially on a trial basis, the 5G Standalone technology, powered by Ericsson, will be available to select corporate customers who will have the opportunity to test and trial its capabilities.

5G Standalone is...

Helin secures €3 million to transform ‘dumb’ maritime and energy assets into ‘smart’ ones

A pile of Euro notes.

Helin, an industrial edge intelligence platform, has successfully raised a €3 million Seed round from FORWARD.one.

The capital is Helin’s first funding round and marks the transition from its initial bootstrap phase to a phase of accelerated growth. The funding will be used to grow Helin’s commercial and development teams and expand its Industrial Edge Intelligence SaaS platform. 

In this time of rapid increase in security compliance, energy transition and...

ZEDEDA launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service for the Distributed Edge

ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge infrastructure orchestration, has unveiled ZEDEDA Edge Kubernetes Service, an industry-first, fully managed Kubernetes service for the distributed edge.

The new service includes a Kubernetes runtime that is curated, managed and supported by ZEDEDA, as well as integrations with industry-leading orchestrators.

Containerised workloads at the edge are exploding, with Gartner predicting that “by 2028, 80% of customer software running at the...

Kingston Technology: How data centres are evolving to meet edge use cases

Ahead of the Edge Computing Expo in London on November 30 and December 1, Edge Computing News caught up with Ann Keefe of Kingston Technology to discuss innovations in edge, customer use cases and demands, and convergence of technologies such as 5G in enabling the edge stack.

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Can you introduce yourself, your role at Kingston Technology and give a short overview of what Kingston does?

My name is Ann Keefe and I am Regional Director for UK & Ireland at...

Tighter regulations and skills shortages signal challenging decade for digital infrastructure

In the face of rapidly increasing data volumes, relentless cyber threats, a critical shortage of skills, and the intricate demands of regulatory compliance, a startling 95% of businesses perceive their digital infrastructure as a risk to their operations.

The findings form part of a new report titled ‘Vision 2030: Overcoming your digital infrastructure connectivity challenges and requirements’, from Telehouse International Corporation of Europe, a leading global data centre...

Neurxcore introduces NPU product line for AI inference applications

Neurxcore, a provider of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions, has launched its Neural Processor Unit (NPU) product line for AI inference applications.

It is built on an enhanced and extended version of the open-source NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Accelerator (Open NVDLA) technology, combined with patented in-house architectures. The SNVDLA IP series from Neurxcore sets a new standard for energy efficiency, performance, and capability, with a primary focus on image...

VIAVI launches NITRO wireless, delivering cloud intelligence and automation

Viavi Solutions has launched NITRO Wireless, a portfolio of solutions enabling all participants in the ecosystem – equipment manufacturers, service providers, semiconductor companies, software developers and system integrators – to accelerate technology development by validating performance at each stage in intelligent, intuitive and automated ways.

With 5G reaching a tipping point in terms of buildout and capabilities, leading service providers and their ecosystems...