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2021 Predictions from the Edge and IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been lurking on the edge of our networks and our consciousness for some time. With a substantial increase in bandwidth promised via 5G networks, the potential for businesses to seize a co Read more…

2020: A Big Data Year in Review

There are two weeks left in 2020, which means it’s time to exhale a bit and see where we’ve gone. It’s been a bumpy ride over the previous 50 weeks, for sure. But big strides have also been made for those pursuing Read more…

Getting Creative with COVID-19 Contact Tracing

What do a GIS, a SIEM, and a time and attendance system have in common? If you said they’re all being used to help trace potential COVID-19 infections in American schools and workplaces, then give yourself a gold star. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how d Read more…

Data Privacy Is on the Defensive During the Coronavirus Panic

Privacy is on the run in the race to save the world from the ravages of coronavirus. COVID-19 has given surveillance advocates the upper hand in any discussions of AI for the public good. The ongoing pandemic has provid Read more…

News In Brief

It’s Not ‘Mobile Spark,’ But It’s Close

On April 1, 2015, Apache Spark PMC member Reynold Xin wrote a compelling blog detailing plans to deliver a mobile version of Spark. It was all a joke, of course: Spark was a heavy bit of code designed for distributed sys Read more…

Startup Sway AI Launches No-Code AI Platform

Venture-backed startup Sway AI has announced the launch of its no-code enterprise AI platform. The company says its platform allows AI solutions to be built and deployed quickly without AI or coding experience. Sway A Read more…

Database Shift to the Edge Accelerates

As edge devices generate ever-larger data quantities, data management specialists are offering new frameworks to reduce reliance on cloud services by embedding intelligence to perform storage and analysis locally. To Read more…

Verizon Expands Deal with AWS for 5G Edge Platform

Verizon added Denver and Seattle to the list of cities that will be the recipients of a mobile edge computing (MEC) platform called 5G Edge that it co-developed with Amazon Web Services to accelerate data processing--inc Read more…

Norway Shuts Down Contract Tracing App Amid Privacy Concerns

Officials in Norway have put the kibosh on its national COVID-19 contact tracing application following an outside review that found the app “highly invasive.” The decision comes just days before Germany is expected t Read more…

This Just In

WANdisco Edge to Cloud Launches to Activate IoT Data at Scale

May 5, 2022 |

SAN RAMON, Calif.May 5, 2022 — Data from connected devices is trapped at the edge – severely limiting the value it can create for enterprises. Read more…

Swim Announces Swim Continuum 4.1

Mar 30, 2022 |

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 30, 2022 — Swim, developer of the industry’s first open core platform for continuous intelligence at scale, today announced Swim Continuum 4.1. The newly enhanced product introduces a new UI framework optimized for large-scale streaming applications and lets DevOps teams ensure highest performance for event-driven applications. Read more…

Verizon and Atos to Power Predictive Analytics 5G Edge Solution

Jan 26, 2022 |

NEW YORK & PARIS, Jan. 26, 2022 — Verizon Business and Atos today announce a partnership to power intelligent IoT solutions with private 5G multi-access edge computing for businesses, government and communities worldwide. Read more…

IEEE Computer Society Unveils Its 2022 Technology Predictions

Jan 14, 2022 |

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Jan. 14, 2022 — The IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) has unveiled its annual Technology Predictions, addressing the long-lasting influence of the pandemic on tech advancements, as well as introducing new fundamentals and anticipated trends shaping the industry for 2022 and beyond. Read more…

Successful Edge Computing Depends on a Symbiotic Edge and Core to Workload Relationship, According to IDC

Jan 10, 2022 |

NEEDHAM, Mass., Jan. 10, 2022 — To compete in a digital-first world, organizations are prioritizing investments in digital tools to augment physical spaces and assets and enable seamless and secure data gathering and analysis. Read more…

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