Edge computing is set to hit its inflection point in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the production of fewer net-new tech and business developments. However, it has accelerated the adoption of technology trends that were already in motion.
One of the most notably accelerated technologies is Edge computing. Every tech vendor, including hardware, s... Read more
Red Hat Extends Open Hybrid Cloud to the Edge
The new capabilities are designed to deliver more consistent, enterprise-ready innovation, according to RedHat.
This week, Red Hat announced a series of updates that further extend the reach of the Red Hat OpenShift platform to edge computing deployments. The announcement came during the online ... Read more
Qualcomm expands into IoT, auto and edge computing
The company's latest quarterly report reveals new focus areas.
Qualcomm recently published its fiscal fourth quarter earnings report included automotive and IoT sales. These two sectors also rely on 5G, as does Qualcomm;s core business. However the move into them signals the company's strategic ... Read more
Nvidia sets new record in MLPerf benchmark
Nvidia's A100 GPGPU has broken several records in the MLPerf benchmark for machine learning applications. The new chip performs roughly six to eight times better than its Turing-based predecessor.
In the MLPerf benchmark, the A100 GPGPU was compared to the Nvidia T4, as well as the Xilinx U250 a... Read more
Microsoft releases Akri to enhance Kubernetes and take IoT devices to the edge
Microsoft seems to love open source nowadays, and it continued with the sharing of Akri, a project that simplifies the use of network edge devices with Kubernetes.
Akri operates under Deis Labs, which is under Deis, which Microsoft acquired in 2017. The whole point of Akri is to expose lightweig... Read more
Dell launches rugged version of VxRail for extreme environments
Dell Technologies launched a rugged version of its hyper-converged VxRail system. The company's goal is to deliver a high-performance system to edge environments for the oil and gas and manufacturing industries.
This rugged version of VxRail is called the D-Series. The system is compact and desi... Read more
Cohesity announces new edge solution for branch offices
Cohesity has announced a new business edge solution. The solution should enable organizations to manage data in remote offices (Remote Office/Branch Office - ROBO) with one software-defined platform.
The new ROBO solution combines Cohesity software with servers from Cisco and Hewlett Packard Ent... Read more
Dell expands edge computing portfolio
Dell has added a number of new solutions to its edge computing portfolio. New servers, a data platform and a micro-data center are among the presented new solutions.
The micro-datacenter is modular, and is intended for environments in which it has to be able to take a beating. The system is call... Read more
HPE develops broad portfolio for IoT/edge computing
HPE's strategy for edge computing and the Internet of Things is very broad. They treat the edge as if it were the same as a data center, with a wide range of solutions, so that a solution can be delivered for every use case. This means a large portfolio of products.
With the rise of the cloud, H... Read more
Linux Foundation launches DENT to improve network edge
The Linux Foundation today launches DENT. This is a project intended to develop a network operating system (NOS) for disaggregated network switches, which are intended for campus environments and remote business locations.
A press release from the Linux Foundation shows that the aim is to unite ... Read more