Cloudian raises $60m to grow hybrid cloud data platform

Cloud

Cloudian, a hybrid cloud data storage company, has raised $60 million (£48m) in funding to expand its reach and accelerate its hybrid cloud platform.

The funding round saw Digital Alpha, Eight Roads Ventures Japan, INCJ, Intel Capital and numerous other investors participating.

Cloudian says its hybrid cloud data management software can transform servers, VMs, containers, and public clouds into a pool of S3 API-compatible object storage resources.

Cloudian’s...

Edge Impulse partners with BrainChip for edge AI development

Speed

Machine learning platform Edge Impulse is working with BrainChip again, the edge AI innovator known for its neuromorphic processors.

By combining their offering, users will be able to leverage Edge Impulse’s machine learning platform alongside BrainChip’s powerful Akida chip for edge application deployment. The partnership makes BrainChip the first strategic IP partner for the Edge Impulse platform.

Edge Impulse has added support for the Akida AKD1000 system,...

Equinix and Aviatrix partner on encrypted multicloud solution

Data

Data centre provider Equinix has partnered with cloud networking company Aviatrix for a joint solution designed to help enterprises manage multicloud networks.

The move fits in to Equinix’s broader strategy to provide customers with digital services designed to accelerate innovation.

Aviatrix Edge will be available on Equinix’s Network Edge platform across more than 25 of the company’s data centres via a high-performance encrypted connection.

“We are...

Avassa and Axiomatics team up for edge authorisation solution

Authorisation Password

Edge orchestration provider Avassa has teamed up with authorisation specialist Axiomatics to bring efficient authorisation solutions to edge environments.

The two companies have developed a solution that allows organisations to implement a zero-trust philosophy to their edge networks without the complexities of managing a large number of devices.

Combining Avassa’s edge orchestration solutions with Axiomatics’ attribute-based access control (ABAC) platform, the...

Scale Computing, Mako Networks offer edge management solution

Cloud Management

Edge computing and hyperconvergence specialist Scale Computing has partnered with Mako Networks, a cloud network provider, to expand its edge solution provision to enterprises.

With Scale Computing’s easy-to-deploy software and Mako Networks secure networking, the two firms are offering a complete remote management system for a variety of edge applications.

The end goal is to allow organisations to run critical applications on a local network while taking advantage of...

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...

Lumen launches Edge Virtual Machines for enterprise customers

Earth

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

BrainChip Akida AKD1000 Processor

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’

Cloud

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...