ZEDEDA secures $72m to meet demand for edge AI and computing

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ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge management and orchestration, announced today the closing of $72 million in growth capital, with the Series C round led by Smith Point Capital, founded by former Salesforce Co-CEO Keith Block.

As many of the world’s largest companies launched and scaled their critical edge initiatives, they have standardised on ZEDEDA for their edge management and orchestration requirements. The latest funding enables ZEDEDA to further expand sales and marketing...

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...

ZEDEDA launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service for the Distributed Edge

ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge infrastructure orchestration, has unveiled 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...

Rockwell Automation taps ZEDEDA for edge management solution

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Rockwell Automation, an industrial automation provider, has entered into an agreement with ZEDEDA to bring edge management capabilities to the manufacturing industry.

ZEDEDA’s edge orchestration solutions will bolster Rockwell’s ability to cater to manufacturers digital transformation and edge management needs.

Chantal Polsonetti, vice president of advisory services at ARC Advisory Group, said: “This partnership is a natural next step to improve management and...

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,...

Three quarters of edge insiders expect more project spending in 2022

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More than three quarters (77%) of 153 decision-makers and implementers in the edge computing industry expect to spend more on edge projects in 2022 than 2021.

The findings are part of a new ‘Edge Computing Landscape: 2021’ report sponsored by ZEDEDA, an edge orchestration company, and carried out by EMC Research.

Of the respondents, a slightly reduced 74% were confident edge spending at their organisations would increase by up to 25% this year.

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