Edge news stories
The path to an adaptive, modern network
Managing and securing the network looks different than it did just two years ago—especially given that most of these networks are made up of multi-generations of infrastructure stitched together over time.
Fastly named 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice
Fastly has announced it has been named a Customers' Choice in the 2022 Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer": Global CDN.
Power / Energy
DigitalBridge makes $30 million equity investment in LEDC
Leading Edge Data Centres (LEDC) has announced it has secured an AUD$30 million equity investment in its regional edge network from an affiliate of DigitalBridge Group, DigitalBridge.
Power at the edge: the role of data centers in sustainability
The Singaporean moratorium on new data center projects was recently lifted, with one of the conditions being an increased focus on power efficiency and sustainability.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SoftIron CMO on Data Center Sustainability
In a special Power/Energy feature week presentation, we are joined by SoftIron CMO Andrew Moloney.
WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
Akamai announces new products across security, computing
Akamai has announced a series of new products and updates to existing products across its security and compute product lines, including its entry into the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market.
Point of Presence
Fastly’s new NZ POP affords businesses increased resilience
Fastly has announced a new point of presence (POP) in Christchurch, offering New Zealand businesses increased resilience, higher network availability, and extended failover services.
Dell Technologies expands edge innovations for retailers
Dell Technologies has announced the expansion of its edge solutions to help retailers quickly generate more value and deliver enhanced customer experiences.
Alibaba named Major Player in commercial CDN by IDC
Alibaba has been named a Major Player in global commercial content delivery network services in the latest IDC MarketScape report.
Strong growth in public cloud spending to continue in 2022
Accoding to Gartner, worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 20.4% in 2022 to total US$494.7 billion.
Forrester names Akamai Leader in 2022 bot management report
Akamai has announced that Forrester has named it a Leader in its 2022 Bot Management Wave report, acknowledging the company’s standout vision.
Mergers and Acquisitions
AMD acquires Pensando for $1.9B, builds out services platform
"With our acquisition of Pensando, we add a leading distributed services platform to our high-performance CPU, GPU, FPGA and adaptive SoC portfolio."
International Space Station experiments with HPE’s edge and AI solutions
Hewlett Packard Enterprise drives innovation at the extreme edge on the International Space Station, with 24 completed experiments.
Aruba ESP delivers cloud-native services for edge-to-cloud networks
Aruba has announced significant advancements to Aruba Edge Services Platform enabling organisations to keep pace with rapidly changing business requirements.
Privileged Access Management / PAM
Fastly acquires Fanout for real-time edge app development
Fastly has announced its acquisition of Fanout as part of its growth strategy to identify and utilise technologies and talent that increase performance, security and innovation for customers.
Lenovo, Kyndryl partnership expands edge and cloud offerings
Lenovo and Kyndryl have announced an expansion of their global partnership to develop and deliver stronger hybrid cloud solutions and edge computing implementations.
Zscaler improves SSE framework for added resiliency
Zscaler has announced improvements to its security service edge (SSE) framework with the addition of three Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solutions.
Space ready DDR4 memory with 4GB storage capacity
Continuing the progression of Teledyne e2v Semiconductors, the company is now shipping flight models of its Space DDR4 memory solution.
Accenture launches dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group
Accenture has launched a dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group as physical and virtual realities converge.
New AI-driven optimisation tech for deep neural networks
ENOT, a developer of neural network tools, has released AI-driven optimisation technology for deep neural networks.
Lenovo delivers new future-ready IT infrastructure
Lenovo has introduced newly customised IT infrastructure solutions for midsized businesses, with new solutions and services to help companies transform and grow.
Fastly accelerates Edge adoption with new partner ecosystem
Fastly, Inc. has announced the launch of its Compute@Edge partner ecosystem to help customers address modern infrastructure requirements.