AWS and Siemens team up for easier industrial edge-to-cloud configuration

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the preview of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge on Siemens’ Industrial Edge marketplace to help create a more seamless experience for sending industrial equipment data to the AWS cloud.

AWS IoT SiteWise Edge is software which ‘makes it easy to collect, organise, process and monitor equipment data on-premises’, as the company puts it. It is most closely associated with the AWS Snow family of rugged devices, for extremely large and infrequently...

AWS unveils edge tech to help defence customers cope with extreme environments

AWS has made AWS Snowblade available for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract customers.

AWS Snowblade is designed to provide AWS compute, storage, and other hybrid services in remote locations, including Denied, Disrupted, Intermittent, and Limited (DDIL) environments for the DoD. AWS Snowblade is the first AWS Snow Family device designed to meet U.S. Military Ruggedization Standards (MIL-STD-810H), enabling JWCC defence...

AWS runs edge software on orbiting satellite

Satellite

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has successfully deployed a range of its compute and machine learning (ML) software on a satellite in orbit.

The feat was achieved in collaboration with space logistics company D-Orbit and AI automation frim Unibap as part of a ten-month experiment.

Conducted in low Earth orbit (LEO), the project saw D-Orbit rapidly analysing large quantities of Earth Observation (EO) imagery data onboard its orbating ION satellite while using AWS...

AWS Private 5G launches but still limited to 4G LTE for now

5G Telecom Tower

AWS Private 5G is now generally available, giving enterprises the ability set up and scale private mobile networks more easily and quickly.

The company has also made available its AWS Management Console, allowing businesses to complete network deployment in days with just a few clicks.

AWS Private 5G makes it possible to deploy a private mobile network quickly, without extensive planning or investment. Enterprise customers can quickly scale the number of connected...

Verizon and AWS expand edge computing to 19 US metro areas

Edge Drone in City

Verizon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have expanded their 5G mobile edge offering to two more US metro areas with the addition of Nashville, Tennessee and Tampa, Florida.

Combining Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength, the companies joint offering now spans 19 metro areas, meaning 75 percent of the US population are now within 150 miles of a Wavelength Zone.

Verizon and AWS’ edge collaboration dates back to August 2020, when ten US cities gained access to AWS Wavelength...

VMWare expands AWS partnership for cloud and 5G use cases

Edge Technology

VMWare, the cloud computing and virtualisation company, is broadening the scope of its enterprise partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to address hybrid cloud and edge use cases.

Together, they are working to enable service providers to streamline operations and automation, optimise network traffic, and provide superior end-user experiences.

One such use case involves reducing latency at the edge through AWS Wavelength with VMWare SD-WAN.

By embedding AWS...

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...

AWS Local Zones launching across 26 countries in global edge expansion

AWS Local Zones

Following the launch of AWS Local Zones in 16 US cities, Amazon Web Services is expanding its offering to 32 new metropolitan areas in 26 countries around the world.

AWS Local Zones serve as infrastructure that extends compute, storage, and database services to the edge of the cloud near large population and IT centres.

Through Local Zones, customers can deploy applications that require single-digit millisecond latencies closer to end users or on-premises data...

Telenor and AWS expand partnership to create new 5G and edge solutions

Auto Innovation

Telenor, the Norwegian telecoms company, has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to expand its cloud-based innovation and create new 5G and edge services.

As part of their agreement, Telenor and AWS will invest in joint go-to-market activities in industries such as manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, and automotive.

Tapping into AWS’ most advanced cloud technologies, Telenor will scale its cloud footprint whilst developing innovative new services for its...

Verizon and AWS expand mobile edge offering to 17 major US cities

Edge Drone in City

Verizon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are expanding their mobile edge offering to 17 of the top 20 metropolitan areas in the US.

Launched in August 2020, the offering combines Verizon’s 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength, a real-time cloud platform, to bring compute and storage services to the edge of Verizon’s network.

The companies’ combination minimises the latency and network hops required to connect from an application hosted on the platform to the end user’s...