Smart cities are taking shape in small ways, as the technology develops and makes its way to market. Orange Silicon Valley's Will Barkis discusses some of the newer tech he's seeing, where it might be used and privacy concerns that come up.
CenturyLink's Anil Simlot discusses how the carrier is evolving its edge computing platform from housing virtualized network functions to hosting larger, more dynamic IT workloads.
Finnish agricultural IoT startup Soil Scout works with DT on underground sensors, grabs an undisclosed round of funding.
With hype around all things 'edge' on the rise, Heavy Reading launched a research study to gain a realistic understanding of how edge computing will affect the future of network connectivity.
The cable industry, in partnership with CableLabs, is exploring how to deliver services at 6GHz and beyond, Cox exec says.
The SD-WAN vendor is looking to increase sales through service providers, as enterprises turn to SPs to outsource networking needs.
Following the lead of American Tower, SBA Communications has acquired a Chicago data center. CEO Jeffrey Stoops says the purchase will help SBA learn about edge computing.
AT&T is focused on building virtualization and intelligence into the customer edge and network edge for 5G applications.
Avaya is partnering with IBM for global expansion of its OneCloud ReadyNow cloud call center and unified-communications-as-a-service, beyond current availability in the US and central Europe.
Streamroot's peer-assisted CDN technology will help CenturyLink extend a video streaming bridge to hard-to-reach parts of the globe.
Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.
In a half-day conference at IBC in Amsterdam next week, Intel and partners will show off the visual cloud and demonstrate how it can deliver rich, immersive, interactive video experiences and graphics-based workloads.
VMware is looking to the edge to seize its 5G opportunity.
CDNetworks joined the likes of Akamai and Limelight in hoping to translate its CDN efforts into a broader edge computing strategy.
VMware is launching tools for radio network optimization, based on its Uhana acquisition, and also upgrading its OpenStack infrastructure support.
With a relatively small investment of 'several hundred million' dollars, CenturyLink plans to bring a fiber network with 5 msec latency to 98% of US enterprises – ideal for emerging categories of edge workloads.
The telco giant and Microsoft are joining forces to bring cloud services to India, and Reliance Jio will also build data centers for Microsoft on that subcontinent.
CenturyLink is building out more than 100 initial edge compute locations across the US and providing hybrid cloud and managed services.
CenturyLink is testing edge computing technologies with customers today, according to the company's CEO. And he promised additional announcements on the topic 'in the coming weeks.'
Departure of long-time Arris exec Bruce McClelland comes about four months after acquisition and as the unit grapples with an expected temporary decline in cable operator capital spending.