The newsletter is back after a hiatus while we were engaged in writing a major market report. See more about what we've been up to in our coverage of the State of the Edge 2018.
Edge Research helped prepare the State of the Edge 2018 report. We outline what's in the report, plus offer a new case study on edge services to illustrate the application of the report's classification of edge service types. - JD
The State of the Edge report touches on drones and other autonomous vehicles as benefiting from edge compute services. In this post, Cloudflare outlines how a company uses its Workers service to authenticate and deliver imagery gathered by the drones to the proper user, thus providing a more responsive service. -JD
Dronebelow profiles Hangar, headquartered in Austin, TX. Hangar is billed as the world’s first 4D visual data acquisition platform. Hangar's approach is to provide a complete ecosystem of services that enables customers to plan and execute autonomous drone missions. Hangar is a partner with edge datacenter provider Vapor IO in the Kinetic Edge initiative. -JD
Swim.ai gains funding for its edge analytics offering.
As enterprise organizations look to extend their corporate digital channel strategies involving websites with rich media and personalized content, it is vital to have a strong resiliency strategy.
The Internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.
Since 2012, the amount of compute used in the largest AI training runs has been increasing exponentially with a 3.5 month doubling time (by comparison, Moore's Law had an 18 month doubling period).