Friday, April 5, 2019

Huawei intros FusionServer Pro

Huawei introduced its line of FusionServer Pro intelligent servers running second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC-grade persistent memory.

FusionServer Pro highlights:

  • Supports 2nd-generation Intel Xeon® Scalable processors, with an up to 40% performance boost over the previous-generation chipset platform.
  • Supports Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory. The 4-socket server supports a memory capacity up to 15 TB, greatly improving memory capacity and data reliability for in-memory computing scenarios.
  • Supports all-NVMe SSDs and hybrid configuration of hard drives; supports tiered data deployment, enhancing storage density and performance.
  • Provides various GE and 10GE LAN on motherboard (LOM) ports, simplifying network deployment and management.
  • Supports various intelligent accelerator components, such as intelligent network interface cards (iNICs), intelligent SSDs, FPGA accelerator cards, and AI accelerator cards, delivering ultimate service experience.
  • Incorporates the FusionDirector intelligent management software, greatly improving data center intelligence and management efficiency.

Teridion raises additional $9M for cloud-based SD-WAN

Teridion, a start-up headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Petah Tikva, Israel, closed $9 million in financing, for its cloud-based WAN service.

The funding round was led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) with participation from existing investors Magma Ventures and SingTel Innov8. The company has now raised $35 million to date.

Teridion's public WAN service promises carrier grade, SLA-backed performance and reliability with the agility, elastic scale, and global reach of the public cloud. Teridion's cloud-based WAN service is powered by Teridion Curated Routing, a cloud native approach to routing that "draws on the power of deep learning that brings hierarchical and centralized routing to enterprise networking to radically improve WAN, application and SaaS performance. "

"Enterprise networking is radically evolving," said Gadi Porat, Partner at JVP. "The Internet is the new LAN, and Teridion is pioneering the use of the powerful capabilities of the public cloud in enterprise networking, the same way public cloud providers caused a revolution in data center compute. Teridion's curated routing and ability to deliver a high performance, highly reliable WAN globally at broadband price points illustrates the power and capability of the Cloud edge. We see a significant opportunity with this investment, and look forward to working with Teridion as they continue to innovate in enterprise networking and the Cloud edge."

"We have proven the Teridion technology and the business model with our SaaS offering for the past 3 years, and this new investment further enables us to bring our service to the enterprise market," said Saar Gillai, CEO of Teridion. "We have seen strong traction among enterprise customers, channel partners, and technology partners since our Teridion for Enterprise announcement last November, and we are aggressively entering this new market with expanded sales and marketing efforts."

Viasat offers business Internet service in Puerto Rico

Viasat began delivering satellite internet to businesses and government agencies across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands through a partnership wtih Expedition Communications, a wholesale satellite internet and telecommunications company.

Viasat has satellite internet coverage over Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with its ViaSat-2 satellite.

"All businesses, regardless of where they decide to set-up operations, should have access to a quality internet network," said Dean Eldridge, CEO of Expedition Communications. "By collaborating with Viasat, we are enabling businesses to adopt technologies that were previously unavailable to them. Viasat's advanced satellite system is helping organizations be competitive and connected–across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands–enabling them to expand the types of business applications they can use."

Viasat boasts 100 Mbps of home Internet downlinks in U.S. with its new satellite

Viasat introduced its fastest satellite-based home Internet service for the U.S. market to date, boasting nation—with downlink speeds up to 100 Mbps. The new Viasat service also offers unlimited data plans.

The new service is powered by the ViaSat-2 satellite system, which was launched on June 1, 2017 by Arianespace.  The Ka-band satellite was built by Boeing.

In-Car video system gains AT&T FirstNet Ready certification

Utility Inc. received AT&T FirstNet Ready certification for their Rocket IoT XLE device.

The RocketIoT-XLE is an in-vehicle communication platform that can be used by law enforcement for automated evidence gathering, situational awareness and officer safety and transparency. The unit features a 4G LTE Cat-12 internal cellular modem supporting data speeds up to 600 Mbps. Other device features including dual Wi-Fi hotspots, integrated GPS and customizable vehicle triggers, and a built-in solid-state storage drive for video storage collected from multiple in-car cameras.

http://www.utility.com


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