PES Group distributing Moxa IoT devices across UK

IoT connectivity vendor Moxa has formed a partnership with automation distributor PES Group to stock and support its products across the UK & Ireland. The agreement means Moxa’s Edge and Cloud connectivity devices are now available in stock across PES…

Digital Twin to help BelgoTex make efficient carpets

Digital Twin Consulting is helping international carpet manufacturer BelgoTex to streamline its internal processes to create significant efficiencies with the deployment of ‘Pigeon’, Digital Twin’s cellular IoT Edge device. An essential ingredient in designing production layouts and processes that increase…

Veritas introduces Veritas Alta for Cloud data management

Veritas Alta allows customers to accelerate their transition to the Cloud without sacrificing control over data protection, application resiliency, or data compliance. Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-Cloud data management, has advanced its Autonomous Data Management strategy with the launch…

ETSI publishes white paper on Edge computing security

Members from the ETSI Multi-Access Edge Computing group (ISG MEC) have just published a new white paper: ‘MEC security; Status of standards support and future evolutions‘. The white paper focuses on MEC (multi-access Edge computing) technologies and explores security-related use…

COPA-DATA and Avassa partner for Edge-based industrial automation

COPA-DATA and Avassa have entered a partnership to make the Edge easier to manage in an industrial context. “We are super excited to team up with COPA-DATA and make sure their extensive range of functionality can be efficiently deployed and…

Embracing the Edge

Nevzat Ertan, Chief Architect & Global Manager for Digital Machining architecture at Sandvik Coromant, explains the misconceptions and barriers of Edge computing for manufacturers – and argues the case for embracing the Edge. Defining the ‘Edge’ First, let’s start by…

Distributed AI in metalworking

From homicidal supercomputer Hal in 2001: A Space Odyssey to The Terminator’s Skynet, artificial intelligence (AI) hasn’t always had the best representation in popular culture. In industry, however, AI and machine learning technologies have become widely adopted as a way…

Comparing and contrasting the Cloud and the Edge

Sam Holland considers the role of hardware, particularly data centres and nodes, in the Cloud and the Edge, alongside the chief similarities and differences between the two areas of computing. As I reflect on in my past article that defines…

5 criteria to follow when selecting a computing architecture

Overview  In the last two decades, the rapid development of IoT has made numerous applications available in our daily lives. One of the crucial elements when planning for an IoT (Internet of Things) deployment for collecting data and conducting analysis…

Edge Computing enables IT and OT convergence with three core benefits

The convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), as well as the cross-over of responsibility for those technologies for IT and operations professionals have been a long-standing discussion. Jason Andersen, Vice President of Strategy and Product Management, Stratus Technologies explains more. Digital Transformation initiatives over recent…