AWS runs edge software on orbiting satellite

Satellite

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has successfully deployed a range of its compute and machine learning (ML) software on a satellite in orbit.

The feat was achieved in collaboration with space logistics company D-Orbit and AI automation frim Unibap as part of a ten-month experiment.

Conducted in low Earth orbit (LEO), the project saw D-Orbit rapidly analysing large quantities of Earth Observation (EO) imagery data onboard its orbating ION satellite while using AWS...

Edjx partners with Zeblok to boost AI app deployment at the edge

AI deployment

Decentralised edge computing provider Edjx has partnered with Zeblok Computational, an AI platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider.

Zeblok’s AI-MicroCloud will integrate with the Edjx platform to meet the growing demand for simplified and rapid edge deployment solutions.

Edjx and Zeblok clients will benefit from this integration by having easier access to AI models for deployment across thousands of edge locations.

The AI-MicroCloud offered by Zeblok supports...

Izuma Networks takes over Pelion’s device management arm

Devices

Edge services provider Izuma Networks has taken over Pelion's IoT Device Management business for an undisclosed sum.

Founded earlier this year by IoT veterans Travis McCollum and Ed Hemphill, Izuma Networks now plans to hire new talent and enhance its offerings with a focus on development and dev-ops.

McCollum and Hemphill also founded Austin-based start-up WigWag, which was acquired by Arm in 2019.

The Izuma Cloud is a unified solution for both IoT deployment...

ClearBlade launches IoT Core to replace Google’s retiring offering

Edge and IoT software company ClearBlade has launched its ClearBlade IoT Core as an alternative to the soon to be discontinued Google IoT Core.

With Google’s IoT Core offering scheduled for termination in August 2023, ClearBlade is providing an alternative that is easy to migrate to and has been approved by Google.

The ClearBlade IoT Core connects and manages data from various devices worldwide. It includes multiple features, such as:

Device registry and...

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...

Critical edge security issues across industries: Cyberattacks on the rise

The digital footprint and increasingly distributed IT infrastructures of edge computing are larger than ever.

According to IDC, more than 50% of new enterprise IT infrastructure will be deployed at the edge instead of through data centres by 2023. The global edge computing market will reach $250 billion by 2024 at a compound annual growth rate of 12.5% in the next couple of years.

With so much data flowing and being generated by the millisecond, companies find it...

NEXCOM and Telco Systems launch 5G/IoT edge management solution

Virtual Management

NEXCOM has partnered with edge solutions provider Telco Systems to release a commercial-ready solution for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to run virtual workloads at the network edge.

The joint solution is based on network appliance supplier NEXCOM’s DTA 1164W, a 5G-ready desktop uCPE, combined with Telco Systems’ Edgility smart edge computing software for virtual edge services management installed.

Built with full support for 5G and IoT...

Azure Stack Edge Pro 2 sees commercial release

Azure Stack Edge Pro 2

The Azure Stack Edge Pro 2 server is now commercially available on Microsoft’s Azure Edge Hardware Centre.

Described as an “AI-enabled edge computing device offered as a service”, the Pro 2 brings compute and processing power to edge locations such as retail and remote office branches.

The short depth, 2U server comes in a compact size with flexible mounting options and multiple configurations optimised for edge workloads.

Organisations can use Azure...

Thundercomm launches three new edge AI products at CES 2022

Thunder and Lightning

Thundercomm, an IoT product and solution provider, unveiled three new edge computing products at CES 2022 in Las Vegas.

The line-up includes two new EBX edge AI boxes, the EB2 and the EB6, as well as an AI training platform called ModelFarm.

Building on the back of Thundercomm’s EB5 launch, which has seen usage in smart city and manufacturing use cases, the EB2 and EB6 are designed to meet demands at different market segments.

The EB2 Edge AI box focuses on...

New South Wales taps Cisco Australia for edge transport solution

Sydney, New South Wales

New South Wales (NSW), Australia’s most populous state, is trying to improve transport reliability and reduce congestion by using IoT sensors and edge computing.

The state’s transport department, Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), has partnered with Cisco Australia to trial the project in cities Sydney and Newcastle.

A number of buses, ferries, and trams in each city will be kitted with sensors to track their movements in real-time, thanks to edge compute...