Red Hat brings new edge capabilities to hybrid cloud systems

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has launched new enhancements across its hybrid cloud solutions portfolio to accelerate edge adoption in enterprise.

The set of cross-portfolio capabilities focus on supporting customers migration to edge computing by limiting complexity, enhancing security, and increasing confidence in systems management from the data centre to the edge.

As part of the Red Hat Edge Initiative, these new features represent a collective push to...

Scale Computing works with Intel on scalable edge management solution

Warehouse

Edge solutions firm Scale Computing has entered into a strategic partnership with Intel to offer a fully integrated platform designed for deploying and managing applications at the edge.

The Indiana, USA-based company is known for its hyperconverged infrastructure solutions that support data centre, cloud, and edge environments.

With growing demand for ultra-low latency applications, the Intel NUC Enterprise Edge Compute (EEC) Edition will fit comfortably into use cases...

Vodafone taps Cardinality.io and Google Cloud to boost Europe’s 5G

Vodafone

Vodafone has partnered with data analytics firm Cardinality.io and Google Cloud to build a pan-European network performance platform that will improve connectivity for customers.

The platform is being implemented across eleven European countries with the goal of transforming the way Vodafone builds and manages its network over the next five years.

Called Vodafone Unified Performance Management (UPM), the platform combines Google Cloud's smart analytics portfolio and...

Edge Delta raises £50m in Series B for data observability platform

Edge Delta, a platform that uses distributed stream processing and machine learning for data observability at the edge, has raised $63 million (£50.9m) in a Series B led by Quiet Capital.

“It’s clear that traditional approaches for collecting and analysing data fall short against the tsunami of data impacting organisations today,” says Ozan Unlu, CEO and founder of Edge Delta.

“As the first and only player in edge observability, we enable our customers to...

Spectro Cloud scores £30.5m for Kubernetes management platform

Sunshine breaking through the clouds.

Spectro Cloud, a Kubernetes management platform provider, has closed a $40 million (£30.5m) Series B funding round.

The round, which was led by New York-based investor Stripes, sees Spectro Cloud’s total funding to date reach $67.5 million (£51.5m) as enterprises are increasingly turning to Kubernetes for edge deployments.

Other investors included Sierra Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, WestWave Capital, T-Mobile Ventures and Alter Venture Partners, all of which also...

Quadric pulls in £16m for on-device edge AI processing platform

Quadric, developers of an edge processing platform optimised for on-device AI at the network edge, have raised $21 million (£16m) in a Series B funding round.

Led by NSITEXE, the round also saw major new investment from MegaChips alongside existing investors Leawood VC, Pear VC, Uncork Capital, and Cota Capital.

Quadric’s platform is capable of handling neural backbones alongside classical dynamic data-parallel algorithms in a unified architecture. Whilst most other...

Lumen supports Solana network on Edge Bare Metal service

Metal cogs.

Lumen Technologies, a network solutions provider, is supporting node operations on the Solana blockchain with its edge bare metal offering.

Solana, a popular smart contract-enabled cryptocurrency, is currently experiencing increased processing times and failed transactions due to a growth in popularity.

The support will allow blockchain validators and developers on the Solana network to take advantage of Lumen’s edge platform without the need to invest in hardware or...

Bloomberg Media tests edge streaming solution with Verizon and AWS

Bloomberg streaming

Bloomberg Media, the business news conglomerate, is using Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength to test the delivery of live 4K content without the need for satellites.

Verizon and Amazon Web Services’ joint solution, which recently expanded to 17 major US cities, is a real-time cloud platform that brings AWS services to the edge of Verizon’s wireless network.

Bloomberg is also working with Zixi, a live video streaming software firm, to minimise latency and simplify...

Alef acquires CareerGig in push to build edge developer community

Developer Team

Edge connectivity platform Alef has acquired CareerGig, an online marketplace for freelancers and IT professionals, in a bid to spur edge adoption.

By arming CareerGig developers with a suite of enterprise-grade APIs, Alef will support the construction of custom private 5G networks and applications to build out the edge ecosystem.

CareerGig emerged in 2019 as a software as a service (SaaS) tool that allowed mobile developers to create and match their portfolios with...

Videon raises £6.7m in Series B for edge streaming platform

Videon Live Streaming

Edge video start-up Videon has raised $9 million (£6.7m) for its platform that makes live video processing and distribution faster and more efficient.

Funding for the Series B round was led by Alter Venture Partners with participation from Voyager Capital, Fortson VC, Bruce Chizen, and Cercano Management.

Following on from a successful Series A in June 2021, Videon’s total funding raised in the past seven months sits at $16.3 million (£12.1m).

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