Sunlight.io joins 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Fall programme

Fall

Edge infrastructure company Sunlight.io is participating in the 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Fall programme along with three new corporate partners and fifteen start-ups.

The 5G Open Innovation Lab is a collaborative ecosystem focused on development between start-ups, industry leaders, and investors. It supports start-ups in achieving their goals and building innovative technologies.

Since its beginnings in 2020, the Lab has attracted partners such as Dell Technologies,...

IBM and Bharti Airtel to deliver edge services over 5G to India

Interconnected Globe

IBM plans to work with Indian telco Bharti Airtel to bring secure edge cloud services through 5G networks to the nation’s enterprises.

The Airtel edge platform will combine IBM Cloud Satellite with Red Hat’s OpenShift technology. Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest passenger car maker, already plans on using the platform to make its quality inspections faster and more accurate.

Rajesh Uppal, senior executive director of HR and IT at Maruti Suzuki, said: “At Maruti...

Hut 8 and Zenlayer partner to supply edge services for Web3 users

Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency mining company Hut 8 has partnered with edge solutions provider Zenlayer to bring edge computing services to blockchain and Web3 users.

Hut 8 customers will gain access to Zenlayer’s edge platform, allowing for the deployment of mining applications across a system which is accessible in 40 nations around the globe. Miners will also be equipped with self-provision compute and networking services through an online console or APIs.

Jaime Leverton, CEO of...

NTT and VMWare launch combined edge and private 5G service

Japanese telco NTT has unveiled its Edge-as-a-Service (EaaS) solution in partnership with VMWare, claiming it to be the first globally available integrated edge and private 5G offering.

The service is powered by VMware’s Edge Compute Stack and will enable enterprises to analyse and take action on data wherever it is generated or collected. VMWare is also adopting NTT’s private 5G technology as part of the joint market offering.

Built using Intel-based network and...

Cysec and Avassa to bring central cloud-like security to the edge

Cyber Security

Security software provider Cysec and Avassa, an edge orchestration platform provider, have partnered to offer automated, scalable, and secure solutions for edge computing environments.

As enterprises increasingly look towards a hybrid adoption of both cloud and edge infrastructure, there is a growing need for businesses to stay innovative and efficient across both centralised and distributed environments.

With Cysec and Avassa’s joint partnership, the two companies...

AWS Private 5G launches but still limited to 4G LTE for now

5G Telecom Tower

AWS Private 5G is now generally available, giving enterprises the ability set up and scale private mobile networks more easily and quickly.

The company has also made available its AWS Management Console, allowing businesses to complete network deployment in days with just a few clicks.

AWS Private 5G makes it possible to deploy a private mobile network quickly, without extensive planning or investment. Enterprise customers can quickly scale the number of connected...

Netskope acquires Infiot to bolster edge security services

Cybersecurity platform Netskope has acquired Infiot, a cloud-based infrastructure company focused on the IoT industry.

The acquisition will give Netskope customers access to a complete secure access service edge (SASE) platform that integrates with security service edge (SSE) services.

As part of the deal, Netskope’s Borderless WAN group will now incorporate Parag Thakore and the Infiot product team. The Infiot sales team has also joined Netskope’s sales...

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...

Zededa pulls £21m from Samsung, Porsche to drive growth

Boost

Edge solutions firm Zededa has closed $26 million (£21m) in Series B funding from the likes of Samsung and Porsche towards growing its customer base and expanding its research and development.

The San Jose-based company saw all of its existing investors participate in the latest round, led by Core Energy 7, bringing its total funding to $55 million (£45m).

As well as Samsung Next and Porsche Ventures, companies from a wide range of industries participated in the round,...

Lumen expands edge services into Europe

Europe on a globe map.

Edge solutions provider Lumen Technologies is bringing its edge infrastructure and services across the pond from American to European customers.

The expansion is part of Lumen's continued investment in next-generation solutions that transform digital experiences and meet the demands of today's global businesses.

With the update, enterprise and public sector customers in Europe can now deploy applications and workloads at the cloud edge.

Lumen has already begun...