Topic: edge

Linux Foundations shows progress with its LF edge and LF networking umbrella organizations

The Linux Foundation umbrella projects LF Edge and LF Networking have reached new milestones that highlight trends that set the stage for next-generation technology. “Indicative of what’s coming next, our communities are laying the groundwork for markets like cloud native, 5G, and edge to explode in terms of open deployments,” said Arpit Joshipura, the general … continue reading

Distributed Clouds: Extending edge compute for new era of 5G & IoT

Edge computing requires new thinking on how to build and operate data center infrastructure. It demands purpose-built hardware and software that is easy to deploy and manage while simultaneously addressing the constraints of smaller and distributed data center environments.  Attempting to retrofit technologies and products designed for large-scale centralized data centers has proven that they … continue reading

IBM and Red Hat tackle 5G edge computing

IBM and Red Hat have announced new solutions designed to prepare companies for the 5G era. The new services and solutions are focused on transitioning edge computing to 5G, and leveraging 5G for crucial use cases such as emergency response, robotic surgery, and connected-vehicle safety features.  “In today’s uncertain environment, our clients are looking to … continue reading

Report: Complexity replaces cost as the number one concern for WAN

Complexity and application performance have grown as the biggest concerns for global IT and network practitioners as modern applications become more distributed across on-premise data centers, multiple public clouds and edge locations. This is according to Aryaka’s 2020 State of the WAN study. “The two are interrelated since complexity negatively impacts application performance and therefore … continue reading

AT&T and Google Cloud team up to enable network edge 5G computing solutions for enterprises

AT&T and Google Cloud teamed up to provide GCP’s technologies and capabilities using AT&T’s 5G network connectivity at the edge. The partnership will also add a portfolio of 5G edge computing solutions. The edge devices will span manufacturing, retail, transportation, local enterprise 5G, and gaming.  These solutions will use AT&T’s 5G network and Google Cloud’s … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: KubeEdge

KubeEdge brings container orchestration and device management to the edge. Built on Kubernetes, it provides infrastructure support for networking, deployment, and synchronization between the cloud and edge.  The project has a number advantages, according to the team. For one, the edge allows large volumes of data to be secured and processed locally. “With business logic … continue reading

Why enterprises are running to the edge

The popularity of edge computing has greatly increased as more industries are adopting IoT devices and are increasing their demand for low-latency processing and real-time, automated decision-making solutions. Both the evolution of technologies surrounding edge computing, such as 5G, and the industry demand for its benefits, such as speed and low latency, have created a … continue reading

LF Edge releases new blueprints for edge use cases with Akraino Edge Stack 2

LF Edge, an organization within the Linux Foundation working to “establish an open, interoperable framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud, or operating system,” has announced the release of Akraino Edge Stack 2.  Akraino was first launched in 2018, and has grown into a Stage 3 project at LF Edge. “The Akraino community … continue reading

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Wind River announces RISC-V support in VxWorks

Wind River, which creates software for the intelligent edge, announced RISC-V support for its VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS). “It’s exciting to see RISC-V gain significant industry traction as it brings the dynamism of open architecture development to hardware,” said Michel Genard, the vice president of product at Wind River. “Wind River is very pleased … continue reading

The Eclipse Foundation launches Edge Native Working Group

The Eclipse Foundation is launching the Edge Native Working Group to drive the evolution and adoption of open-source software for edge computing. It will also be working on creating an end-to-end software stack to support deployments of technologies like IoT, AI, and autonomous vehicles. Founding members of the Edge Native Working Group include ADLINK, Edgeworx, … continue reading

Standalone simulator for Azure IoT Edge development now available

Microsoft has announced new updates and features for its IoT tool offerings, including the ability to deploy the Event Grid module and a standalone simulator for Azure IoT Edge. Event Grid on IoT Edge brings the power and flexibility of Azure Event Grid to the edge for all pub/sub and event driven scenarios, the company … continue reading

Untangle wants to bring network to edge with SD-WAN router and eSeries releases

Network security company Untangle announced that it is extending the network to the edge with the release of the Untangle SD-WAN Router and new eSeries appliances. The new Untangle SD-WAN Router allows users to to branch office networking to meet the needs of small offices with budget restrictions, the company explained. “Businesses are now commonly … continue reading

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