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...

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...

Lumen expands edge services into Europe

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Edge solutions provider Lumen Technologies is bringing its edge infrastructure and services across the pond from American to European customers.

The expansion is part of Lumen's continued investment in next-generation solutions that transform digital experiences and meet the demands of today's global businesses.

With the update, enterprise and public sector customers in Europe can now deploy applications and workloads at the cloud edge.

Lumen has already begun...

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...

Carnegie Mellon Engineering brings orbital edge tech to nanosatellites

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) College of Engineering have received a $7 million (£5.8m) grant for their orbital edge computing initiative.

Coming from the National Science Foundation, the funding will allow the Pittsburgh-based CMU to reimagine nanosatellite capabilities by shaping them into sophisticated edge computing platforms.

CMU anticipates the initiative will build the foundation for use cases across a wide range of novel applications in...

Iceotope cooling to help Intel and HPE reach sustainability goals

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Iceotope Technologies, an IT cooling solutions firm, is joining forces with Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to try and reduce edge data centres’ energy usage by 30 percent.

By integrating Iceotope’s precision immersion cooling technology into edge data centres, the three companies hope to faster reach their sustainability goals of net zero operations.

The Ku:I data centre, the product of the companies’ collaboration, reduces energy consumption and...

MachineQ unveils new multi-sensor LoRaWAN device for asset management

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MachineQ has introduced a LoRaWAN-certified device, MQflex, to support the growing market for LoRaWAN edge devices used for asset management and tracking.

Part of Comcast, MachineQ will be demonstrating MQflex at the LoRaWAN World Expo being hosted by the LoRa Alliance in Paris next month.

According to the LoRa Alliance, LoRaWAN devices have seen a significant increase in the number of certified LPWAN (low-power wide-area network) sensors on the market, increasing by 34%...