5G Open Innovation Lab Announces Second Cohort of Sixteen Companies Selected to Join Its Growing Ecosystem of Business, Technology Leaders

prnewswire | September 16, 2020

The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab), a global ecosystem of developers, enterprises, academia and government institutions, today announced the selection of its second cohort of early- and later-stage start-ups representing diverse markets and aimed at improving 5G network performance, reducing latency and enabling application innovation in both hardware and software platforms in the cloud and at the edge.The Lab launched its inaugural program on May 4, 2020 with the strategic and financial support of founding partners Intel, NASA and T-Mobile.  Founding partners provide engineering, technology, mentorship and industry resources to founders and their companies to help them develop, test and bring to market new use cases that unleash the potential of 5G networks. The program has been adapted to a virtual format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Internet is at once a world-wide broadcasting capability, a mechanism for information dissemination, and a medium for collaboration and interaction between individuals and their computers without regard for geographic location. The Internet represents one of the most successful examples of the benefits of sustained investment and commitment to research and development of information infrastructure. Beginning with the early research in packet switching, the government, industry and academia have been partners in evolving and deploying this exciting new technology. Today, terms like “bleiner@computer.org” and “http://www.acm.org” trip lightly off the tongue of the random person on the street.

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The Internet is at once a world-wide broadcasting capability, a mechanism for information dissemination, and a medium for collaboration and interaction between individuals and their computers without regard for geographic location. The Internet represents one of the most successful examples of the benefits of sustained investment and commitment to research and development of information infrastructure. Beginning with the early research in packet switching, the government, industry and academia have been partners in evolving and deploying this exciting new technology. Today, terms like “bleiner@computer.org” and “http://www.acm.org” trip lightly off the tongue of the random person on the street.

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DartPoints | June 24, 2022

Today, DartPoints, a cutting-edge digital infrastructure provider, announced an expansion and significant electrical enhancements at its data center in Greenville, South Carolina. In addition to modernizing electrical equipment, such as switchgear, generators, and electrical distribution, the team is building a power room and electrical service entrance space that can hold 17,000 extra square feet. The improvements will help the local business community of Greenville by bringing much-needed local digital infrastructure, enhancing security and safety at the site, and enabling speedy future expansion. This project demonstrates DartPoint's ongoing commitment to South Carolina and the Upstate. Since 2007, DartPoints has aided Greenville's expanding technological community by giving top-notch support to regional companies, enhancing network performance and connectivity, and establishing itself as a pillar of the neighborhood. "This investment reinforces our dedication to continuing to serve as the colocation, cloud, security, and data backup leader in Greenville and the Upstate region. This expansion not only strengthens the state's internet connectivity ecosystem, but it also boosts the local economy as a whole. South Carolinians have been faced with a concerning digital divide and lack of high-performing internet infrastructure, and we're proud to fill those gaps for local residents that we've loved serving for the past 15 years," said Scott Willis, DartPoints CEO. Enterprise-class building with quick access to I-85 and I-385 is home to DartPoints' Greenville data center, which is situated at 78 Global Drive in the city's Global Business Park. Due to its low risk of natural catastrophes, thriving IT sector, availability of dependable and affordable utilities, and skilled IT workforce, Greenville makes an excellent choice for a data center and disaster recovery location. "We've worked hard to create a business-friendly environment in our state because it means companies come here, invest in our communities, and ultimately improve the quality of life for our people, and that's exactly what DartPoints has done in their 15 years in South Carolina. We're grateful for DartPoints' commitment to investing in South Carolinians and doing its important, innovative work in Greenville." South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster The first public internet exchange in the state, Bridge IXTM from DartPoints, began operational in Columbia, South Carolina, in April. Internet traffic from South Carolina has typically been sent to the nearest large network markets, such as Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina. The goal of DartPoints South Carolina is to retain local traffic within the state to enhance network performance and resilience and save connectivity costs.

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Bell Techlogix named a top IT Managed Services Provider by Expertise

Bell Techlogix | February 15, 2022

Bell Techlogix, a national industry leader in managed services, earned the designation as one of the best IT managed service providers in Indianapolis for the third consecutive year by Expertise.com. Bell Techlogix scored an overall "A" grade based on five categories including availability, qualifications, reputation, experience and professionalism. Based on proprietary research, Expertise selects top service professionals in over 200 different industries across the top cities in the U.S. The goal is to connect people with the best experts. Each month, Expertise research more than 60,000 businesses to help organizations and consumers find the best-qualified professional services organizations for their needs. Bell Techlogix services focus in the areas of Digital Workplace Services, Infrastructure and Cloud Services, Data and Analytics, and Application Support to the public sector, as well as to large and mid-market enterprises. Bell Techlogix is a Premier ServiceNow Partner. "Bell Techlogix is proud to be recognized as a Expertise Best Managed IT Services provider, especially in a city we call home. Our local and global partnerships and connections are significant reasons for our continued business growth and client success,""We serve clients worldwide but take great pride in working with Indiana headquartered organizations to transform IT and business operations." Ron Frankenfield, Bell Techlogix CEO About Bell Techlogix: Bell Techlogix, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, provides transformational Next Generation Digital Workplace and Infrastructure Management solutions to large and mid-market enterprises, as well as the public sector. With services that build, integrate and support the next wave of operational transformation Bell Techlogix provides a true client partnership and an enhanced digital experience. Bell Techlogix provides a flexible approach that is globally capable but locally oriented that will systematically allow you to achieve growth, cost-savings and acceleration of your business. For more information on Bell Techlogix, please visit us on the web at www.belltechlogix.com, follow us on Twitter, like us on LinkedIn or Facebook. About Expertise: Expertise.com finds and reviews the top service professionals in over 200 industries across the U.S. Each month, we research more than 60,000 businesses to help customers find the best-qualified professional for their needs. Our research process is always evolving to keep up with industry changes, so we're confident that when we say a provider is one of the best, it is.

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Complete Edge Cloud Deployment Chat Mobility and Trilogy

prnewswire | January 13, 2021

Visit Mobility, Emerson, Iowa and Trilogy Networks, Inc., Boulder, Colorado today reported the finishing of Trilogy's Unified Multi-Cloud Edge Network foundation across bits of Southwest Iowa and Northwest Missouri. This basic Edge Cloud foundation will quicken Chat Mobility's arrangements to convey a 5G O-RAN organize and convey accuracy horticulture answers for a great many homesteads in their inclusion territory. Set of three, through the Rural Cloud Initiative (RCI), is joining forces with Chat Mobility to expand their Nationwide Single - Unified Edge Cloud Platform profound into the center and far edges of Chat Mobility's inclusion zone. 5G organization arrangements utilizing virtualized Open RAN advancements require powerful cloud and organization framework at cell locales and center areas in the organization. With the arrangement of Trilogy's EdgeHub, EdgeGate and EdgeRAN stages, Chat Mobility is all around situated to quickly convey the 5G organization in select areas of their working region. This organization will (likewise) uphold the conveyance of cutting edge accuracy agribusiness answers for thousands ranches across this multi-state inclusion territory. The arrangements incorporate arising Precision Agriculture applications like robots, mechanical technology and sensors being sent all through the cultivating and animals businesses. These arrangements enable ranchers and agribusiness organizations to change cultivating into a cutting edge computerized endeavor. With admittance to continuous information control and dynamic of associated gadgets, homesteads will fundamentally expand in general proficiency and yield through decreases in deterioration, energy costs, protection, and human asset costs. "The deployment of this advanced technology is crucial as many worldwide organizations have recognized there will be a massive global food shortage by the year 2050. On December 20th of 2018 the United States Congress formally acknowledged the forecasted global food shortage. They promptly made a declaration calling on US food producers to embark on activities to double their production without adding a single acre of land or an additional drop of water," says George Woodward, CEO of Trilogy Networks and FCC Precision Ag Task Force member. "To accomplish this monumental task, technology and advancements in precision agriculture will be required and need to start immediately. To support this the FCC is allocating an initial $1B to address Precision Agriculture technology and deployments. This represents the first of many initiatives to support the 2.1 Million farms and $136B annual agriculture segment. All of the advanced applications will benefit from a complete network evolution that includes both Private 5G systems and Multi-Cloud Edge Compute connectivity. " "Trilogy's deployment in our network gives us the capability and agility we need to build out a 5G network efficiently and cost effectively. We successfully completed the deployment of high capacity edge computing and storage, within our telco partners central offices, and at several cell sites across Southwest Iowa," said Brian Spurgeon, General Manager of Chat Mobility, in a prepared statement. "This forward-looking initiative continues our history of delivering the cutting-edge solutions needed by our customers, in this case, real-time analytics at the far edge of the network covering thousands of square miles of rich agricultural lands." Additionally, Trilogy and Chat, along with several RCI partners have completed the second phase deployment at Hurst Greenery as part of their Farm of the Future Series. "With the completion of this phase at Hurst Greenery, Trilogy, with the Rural Cloud Initiative, has created a deployment and blueprint model to replicate and scale Private LTE Systems and advanced precision Ag solutions all across rural America. Trilogy and RCI will be announcing a series of additional Multi-Cloud Edge network deployments over the next few months," said George Woodward, President & CEO of Trilogy Networks.

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