Lumen launches Edge Virtual Machines for enterprise customers

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Network solutions provider Lumen Technologies has launched Lumen Edge Virtual Machines (VMs) to provide customers with on-demand edge compute power at scale.

Lumen Edge VMs are the company’s latest infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering, designed for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), start-ups, and large enterprises deploying applications and workloads at the network edge.

The VMs are designed for edge applications such as supporting machine learning and...

Jeroen Overmaat, Spectro Cloud: How Kubernetes is driving change

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At Spectro Cloud we’re right at the heart of the vibrant cloud-native landscape. We make Palette, a Kubernetes management platform that enables organizations to manage thousands of clusters at scale, whether they’re in public clouds, data centres, on bare metal or edge environments. Containers and Kubernetes are powerful but they can be complex, and our mission is to take that pain...

Edge Impulse adds support for BrainChip neuromorphic AI

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Edge Impulse, a platform that enables machine learning at the edge, and neuromorphic AI provider BrainChip have teamed up to allow Edge Impulse projects on the BrainChip MetaTF platform.

Through their cooperation, developers can now use the BrainChip Akida platform to create and train machine learning models that are optimised for and compatible with the spiking neural network (SNN).

For new and existing projects, engineers must use the BrainChip MetaTF model deployment...

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

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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,...

VictoriaMetrics and Open Cosmos build monitoring solution for satellites

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VictoriaMetrics, an open-source database monitoring system, is working with multi-satellite data platform Open Cosmos to build scalable edge computing solutions for satellites.

The Ukranian-based start-up, founded by ex-engineers from Google, Lyft, and Cloudlfare, has teamed up with Open Cosmos to build a monitoring solution that supports the launch of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites.

The two companies’ combined open-source platform will integrate mission-critical...

Flex Logix and Microsoft work on chip development platform for US Department of Defence

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Flex Logix, a supplier of embedded FPGA IP, architecture and software, has been selected by a group of microelectronics companies to build a secure chip development platform for the US Department of Defence (DoD).

The team is being led by Microsoft with the goal of building a chip development platform with the utmost regard for security as part of the DoD RAMP Project.

Flex Logix was chosen for its leading embedded (eFPGA) technology that enables chips to be...

Sunlight.io and Avassa jointly develop edge orchestration platform

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Sunlight.io and edge infrastructure firm Avassa have collaborated on a complete software stack designed for secure and efficient management of edge environments.

Built to reduce the growing work pressures facing IT teams that have to manage edge-native software applications, the solution targets a wide range of industries from retail stores and factories to hospitals.

Carl Moberg, CTO, and co-founder of Avassa, said: “Combining our application-centric edge...

Scale Computing releases fleet manager for edge infrastructure

Edge computing and hyperconvergence specialist Scale Computing has released its Fleet Manager for edge and managed service providers.

The Scale Computing Fleet Manager (SC//Fleet Manager) is a cloud-hosted monitoring and management tool for distributed IT infrastructure that can scale from one to 50,000 clusters.

Instead of managing individual deployments, SC//Fleet Manager gives users the ability to see and manage their entire fleet at once from a single...

Fastly acquires developer platform Glitch to bring apps to the edge

Edge cloud platform provider Fastly has acquired Glitch, a developer platform for creating and sharing full-stack web apps with nearly two million active users.

Glitch will continue to operate under Fastly, with the acquisition focused on expanding the platform’s team as well as allowing Glitch apps to use Fastly’s edge computing services.

 "Fastly was founded by developers, for developers and, together with Glitch, we take an important step forward in making it...