Gcore launches FastEdge, a ‘revolutionary’ serverless edge computing product

Gcore, the international cloud, AI and edge solutions provider, has launched FastEdge, a cutting-edge serverless product revolutionising application deployment and performance.

Designed for cloud-native development, FastEdge is a low-latency, high-performance solution for creating responsive and personalised applications without the complexities of server management.

FastEdge offers serverless edge execution, leveraging Gcore's expertise in cloud technology, AI and...

American Tower and IBM bring edge cloud services to enterprises for enhanced innovation

IBM has collaborated with American Tower, a global digital infrastructure provider, to accelerate the deployment of a hybrid, multi-cloud computing platform at the edge.

Through this collaboration, American Tower plans to expand its neutral-host, Access Edge Data Center ecosystem to include IBM Hybrid Cloud capabilities and Red Hat OpenShift. The two companies will work together to help clients address their evolving customer requirements and expectations around innovative...

Mangata Networks and Microsoft develop AI-enabled edge cloud connectivity

Mangata Networks, a global company offering satellite-enabled connectivity & intelligent edge computing solutions, has signed a partnership with Microsoft aimed at developing an AI-enabled edge cloud product connected via satellite.

This partnership represents a long-term commitment between Mangata Networks and Microsoft, marking the beginning of a sustained collaborative journey aimed at continuously advancing cloud technology through innovative satellite...

ZEDEDA launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service for distributed edge

ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge infrastructure orchestration, today announced ZEDEDA Edge Kubernetes Service, an industry-first, fully managed Kubernetes service for the distributed edge.

The new service includes a Kubernetes runtime that is curated, managed and supported by ZEDEDA, as well as integrations with industry-leading orchestrators.

Containerised workloads at the edge are exploding, with Gartner predicting that “by 2028, 80% of customer software running at the...

European Commission green lights €1.2bn funding for edge and cloud tech

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The European Commission has approved an Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) to support research, development and first industrial deployment of advanced cloud and edge computing technologies across multiple providers in Europe.

The project, called IPCEI Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure and Services (IPCEI CIS), was jointly notified by seven Member States: France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Spain.

The Member States will...

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...

Gcore launches PoP in Dublin, expanding global network

Gcore, a European provider of public cloud and edge computing, content delivery, hosting, security, and AI solutions, has launched a new point of presence (PoP) for its state-of-the-art edge network, in Dublin.

Expanding the company’s network to deliver content efficiently, with minimal latency and rapid speeds, the Dublin PoP will improve the experience for end users located in and around Ireland and the UK.

A strategic addition, Dublin is the latest PoP to join the...

Tighter regulations and skills shortages signal challenging decade for digital infrastructure

In the face of rapidly increasing data volumes, relentless cyber threats, a critical shortage of skills, and the intricate demands of regulatory compliance, a startling 95% of businesses perceive their digital infrastructure as a risk to their operations.

The findings form part of a new report titled ‘Vision 2030: Overcoming your digital infrastructure connectivity challenges and requirements’, from Telehouse International Corporation of Europe, a leading global data centre...

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...