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Axelera AI | March 09, 2023
On March 08, 2023, Axelera AI and Advantech declare their strategic alliance as the world's most powerful and advanced solutions supplier for AI at the Edge. Advantech, a leader in embedded and industrial PCs, and Axelera AI, a leader in edge AI technology, have partnered to bring the inference capability of a data center to edge devices, allowing customers to process data in real time while decreasing latency and increasing productivity.
In just a a span of 18 months, Axelera AI:
Taped out 2 chips,
Introduced next-generation Metis AI software and hardware platform,
Raised USD funding of $37ml and
Grew a team of more than 100+ game-changers – (40 PhDs in 12 European countries.)
Fabrizio Del Maffeo, CEO of Axelera AI, stated, "We are excited to showcase our progress in building next-generation computer vision products. The partnership with Advantech underpins the magnitude of what our Metis AI platform delivers and we are honored to partner with them. As we grow, we're seeking talented people to join our team and develop the future of Edge AI."
(Source – BusinessWire)
During Embedded World, Axelera AI will display its latest offerings, which can be purchased in a variety of M.2 modules and vision-ready systems, as well as other industry-standard form factors. Metis AIPU technology and the intuitive Voyager SDK software stack combine to provide high-powered processing performance at a fraction of the price and power consumption of existing alternatives.
About Axelera AI
Axelera AI, which is providing the world’s most powerful and advanced solutions for AI at the edge, is developing a game-changing hardware and software platform for AI. Axelera AI has research and development facilities in Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy, in addition to its headquarters in the AI Innovation Center on the High Tech Park in Eindhoven. Its software and hardware professionals in artificial intelligence are recruited from leading AI businesses and Fortune 500 organizations
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Kofax | March 13, 2023
Kofax, a leading Intelligent Automation platform for digital workflow transformation, recently announced the latest version of Printix, its cloud print management SaaS offering. Printix helps organizations with their all-cloud strategies and eliminates the need for print server infrastructure by giving them a full print infrastructure and environment that improves efficiency and productivity and saves money.
Printix supports Single Sign-on (SSO) with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and is deployable with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. The product is made to be scalable and can handle any number of users, multi-function devices (MFDs) and printers for mobile printing, secure and flexible printing, and document capture workflows.
Key features of Kofax Printix summarized:
Next-generation capture: scan or capture documents to the Printix Cloud and generate PDFs
Simple print management : manage centrally, the printers from web browsers; connect new printers from a computer, tablet or a smartphone
Print-later and print-anywhere capabilities: Users can send documents to a printer from the Printix app when they get to the printer or release documents at any time with the Print Later feature.
Automatic printer discovery: As users come and go, Printix lets users automatically find the print network, integrate printers and drivers, and set up or get rid of printers and print queues
Advanced Microsoft integration: Printix works well with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and can be easily set up with EndPoint Manager and Single Sign-On. This gives users, confidence and takes away the need for IT and administration work.
Complete support for network printers: Users can print to any printer from any device, as the system supports a diversified range of devices from different manufacturers
Rod Hughes, Vice President, Product Strategy at Kofax said, "This edition of Printix completely eliminates print servers from network infrastructure and replaces them with a secure, cloud-managed print infrastructure with next-generation integrated capture."
(Source – Business Wire)
Kofax founded in 1985 and headquartered in Irvine (California), Kofax digitally transform content-intensive workflows. They provide a software platform for intelligent automation and a number of solutions that are meant to digitally change business workflows. Their software platform uses advanced technologies like cognitive capture, analytics, robotic process automation (RPA), process orchestration, and mobile capabilities to help businesses become more competitive, grow, and make more profits. Their platform also helps businesses become more resilient by making it easy for them to adjust quickly to changing market conditions and reduce compliance risks.
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Hivelocity | January 11, 2023
In a recent announcement, leading cloud and network infrastructure solutions provider, Hivelocity, Inc., acquired Heficed, an IaaS and Bare Metal Cloud solutions firm based in the UK. The acquisition merges Heficed’s clients, select staff, and 9 data centers with Hivelocity.
Heficed helps businesses and governmental bodies acquire, lease, deploy, and maintain IP addresses. The platform speeds up the process and lowers the expenses of providing IPs to physical and virtual infrastructure for enterprises, that need to deploy a great volume and variety of IP addresses.
Heficed’s fully customizable architecture of dedicated servers and fully-automated cloud infrastructure help to balance the workloads of businesses, with reliable hosting services on its bare metal servers in 9 locations across the globe.
Mike Archietto, CEO and Co-Founder of Hivelocity, said, "This acquisition represents a fantastic opportunity for our clients old and new.” He also added, "By combining Heficed's impressive list of data center locations and VPS hosting options with our global network of data centers and premium bare metal hosting, our world-class infrastructure solutions will now reach an even wider audience of users."
Steve Eschweiler, COO and Co-Founder of Hivelocity stated, "Heficed is a great company with great people.” He further added, “Hivelocity's acquisition strengthens our team and furthers our goal of building the building the most geo-diverse bare metal cloud in the industry. With the addition of Brazil, South Africa, and Nigeria data center locations, our customers can now instantly deploy bare metal servers across six continents.”
Hivelocity provides Dedicated Servers, Colocation, and Cloud Hosting services in over 130 countries. The company has over 70,000 sq.ft of data center facilities in Tampa, Miami, Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles. Its data centers are HIPAA, PCI, ISAE-3402, SSAE 16, SOC1 and SOC2 certified.