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...

Hitachi Vantara launches solution with Microsoft Azure to improve hybrid cloud management

Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, has announced the next evolution of its collaboration with Microsoft to launch Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Azure Stack HCI.

The powerful and streamlined hybrid cloud solution increases business agility and delivers enhanced cloud management across multiple environments including data centers, branch offices and edge computing, providing businesses with greater...

Cloudian raises $60m to grow hybrid cloud data platform

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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...

Extenda Retail taps Avassa’s edge platform for in-store software provision

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Retail software company Extenda Retail has chosen Avassa’s edge orchestration platform to enhance its applications and hybrid solutions.

Through the collaboration, Extenda Retail has said its clients will be able to improve efficiency and optimise their customers’ experience.

The company added that using Avassa’s platform will mean essential retail operations can go uninterrupted and customers won’t have to deal with any downtime.

Shayne Clausson, CTO...

Red Hat brings new edge capabilities to hybrid cloud systems

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has launched new enhancements across its hybrid cloud solutions portfolio to accelerate edge adoption in enterprise.

The set of cross-portfolio capabilities focus on supporting customers migration to edge computing by limiting complexity, enhancing security, and increasing confidence in systems management from the data centre to the edge.

As part of the Red Hat Edge Initiative, these new features represent a collective push to...

Red Hat launches new edge capabilities alongside improved architecture

Open-source software giant Red Hat has launched several new edge capabilities for enterprises alongside an improved architecture.

IDC forecasts that global spending on edge computing will reach around $250.6 billion in 2024. The company’s analysts say that spending on edge software will account for approximately 21 percent of that spend.

Dave McCarthy, Research Director of Edge Strategies at IDC, says:

"Edge products and services are powering the next wave of...