Lenovo delivers AI at the edge, bringing next generation intelligence to data

Lenovo has revealed its new, first-to-market edge AI services and solutions designed to enable mass deployment of remote computing capabilities that will significantly accelerate AI readiness and empower new AI applications for any business.

New Lenovo TruScale for Edge and AI brings the proven cost benefits of Lenovo TruScale’s Infrastructure as-a-Service model to the broadest and most comprehensive edge portfolio on the market, enabling customers to leverage a pay-as-you-go...

Salesforce standardises global hybrid cloud infrastructure on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, has announced that customer relationship management (CRM) specialist Salesforce is standardising its global hybrid cloud infrastructure on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Helping the company to drive business transformation at scale to meet customer demand, Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides a more flexible and consistent foundation for security-enhanced hybrid cloud deployments. The platform enables Salesforce to free up valuable developer...

Accenture: “Now is the time for every enterprise to adopt edge”

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A new report from Accenture has argued that businesses need to act now to avoid falling behind with edge computing – yet integration with cloud, data and AI will be ‘essential’ to accelerate innovation affordably.

The study, titled ‘Leading With Edge Computing: How To Reinvent With Data And AI’, polled 2,100 C-suite executives globally and found more than four in five (83%) see edge as ‘essential’ to remaining competitive in the future. A similar number (81%) agreed...

SMEs combat rising cost of cloud services

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Braced for a 10% increase in cloud costs this year, a report shows that 33% of SMEs plan to reduce the amount of data they store in the cloud and 24% to reduce the number of cloud services they use.

Almost two-thirds (62%) of UK small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) that use cloud computing will take steps to combat the rising of these services by the end of 2023, according to a report by Beaming.

The Making the cloud work for UK businesses report, which draws on a...

Deep Green and Civo announce new partnership to make cloud sustainable 

Deep Green, the team pioneering carbon-neutral compute, has partnered with Civo, the only pure-play cloud native service provider. The agreement will see Civo become Deep Green’s exclusive cloud partner. 

The new partnership between Civo and Deep Green will give Civo customers the exclusive opportunity to run their cloud workloads on Deep Green’s servers, giving them access to a groundbreaking sustainable cloud solution. Not only will this help companies move towards a...

Wind River Studio enables latest Vodafone Open RAN deployment milestone

Wind River, a specialist in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems, has revealed that Wind River Studio is being used by Vodafone for its Open RAN deployment across Wales and South West England.

With this latest deployment, Vodafone is replacing traditional, legacy technology and installing Open RAN equipment for 2,500 sites.

Paul Miller, CTO, Wind River, said: “Vodafone has been a leader in Open RAN from the start. With this new milestone, Wind...

Dell NativeEdge software empowers innovation at the edge

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Dell Technologies has announced the global availability of Dell NativeEdge, the edge operations software platform that simplifies how customers deploy, manage and secure their edge infrastructure and applications.

Dell is also growing its partner and OEM customer ecosystem to help organisations use Dell NativeEdge to simplify the orchestration and expansion of their edge environments.

“Dell NativeEdge brings to life our expertise in creating solutions that simplify...

Edge AI will soon be here – but not with the boom that many expect

The wait is almost over for the promise of artificial intelligence at the edge to become a reality – but a new market research report has warned that predicted growth would be ‘anything but steady.’

Market research firm IDTechEx, in its recent report, ‘AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge’, has predicted that the global market opportunity for AI at the edge will touch $22 billion USD (£17.4bn) by 2034.

The company cites...

ABB invests in edge-to-cloud platform innovator Pratexo

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electrification and automation specialist, ABB, is investing in a strategic partnership with Pratexo, an edge-to-cloud acceleration platform company.

The partnership involves a minority investment in Pratexo through ABB’s venture capital unit, ABB Technology Ventures (ATV). Financial details of the investment were not disclosed.

Pratexo’s technology platform supports IoT and artificial intelligence initiatives which demand compute power at the edge. The company’s...

AustinGIS, Sky Packets, and Lumen to revolutionise smart city, connected experiences

Lumen Technologies is working with partners AustinGIS and Sky Packets to create new paths to improving the quality of life for city residents. 

AustinGIS, a pioneer of smart infrastructure-as-a-service (SIaaS), and Sky Packets, an innovator in last-mile connectivity solutions, announced a strategic partnership with telecom industry disruptor Lumen, whose global network powers metro connectivity and long-haul data transport.

The concept of a smart city is around...