Edge computing is a hot topic. Here’s our guide to the new players on the edge, which includes both startups and established names in the data center sector.
In our Executive Roundtable, data center thought leaders debate the most promising opportunities in edge computing, in terms of location, form factor and timing.
Edge data centers are cost-effective options that are just as mission critical as their traditional enterprise counterparts but have their own set of management challenges. Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, explores challenges of edge data center deployments, the data and capabilities you need to effectively manage these data centers, and why DCIM software is a critical enabler for achieving success at the edge.
Data center startup EdgeMicro is the latest in a series of ventures targeting the market for edge computing, and plans to roll out more than 500 micro data centers at cell towers.
DataBank and Vertical Bridge are partnering to build a network of micro data centers at the base of cell towers to support demand for edge computing.
Advances in hardware and software are bringing the computing power of the cloud into devices in our pockets, allowing smartphones and IoT devices to run AI neural networks and other data-intensive processing.
Data Center Frontier turned two years old this week. It’s a good time to reflect on our journey this far, and the road ahead, and look at how some of our predictions have turned out.
Data center startup Vapor IO will team with Crown Castle to deploy Project Volutus, a distributed network of small data centers at the base of telecom towers.
The Open19 Foundation launched today, positioning its open hardware designs as a foundational layer of edge computing, and an alternative to the Open Compute project and hyperscale designs.
Green House Data has lined up funding to accelerate its growth, and is seeking acquisitions that will expand its geographic footprint and services.