Mellanox Announces ConnectX-6 Dx SmartNICs, BlueField-2 I/O Processing Units for Cloud and Data Center Security

EnterpriseAI | February 24, 2020

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for datacenter servers and storage systems, today announced the immediate general availability of ConnectX-6 Dx SmartNICs, in addition to the soon-to-be-released BlueField-2 I/O Processing Units (IPUs). Both feature a suite of cutting-edge security acceleration engines and platform security capabilities for building highly secure and efficient datacenter infrastructures at massive scale, across public, on-premises and edge environments. Today’s rapidly evolving cyber threats are driving organizations to continuously assess their security postures and adopt holistic defense strategies that address physical, virtual and human factors. The growth of cloud and edge computing has redefined the physical and virtual boundaries of the datacenter. Continuous advancements in cloud networking technologies and growing data volumes pose challenges to enterprises and cloud operators to deliver enhanced digital experiences, while also protecting data and assets.

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SVCF began migrating its IT infrastructure to the NaviCloud platform in mid-2014. NaviSite currently provides managed IT infrastructure services for the ERP system and associated database that power SVCF's donor portal as well as a VMware-based virtual desktop system leveraging NaviSite's DaaS solution. Patrick O'Sullivan, head of IT, explained that the organization needed a service provider able to offer technology expertise and responsive support for both a managed virtualized server environment and a resilient DaaS solution.

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SVCF began migrating its IT infrastructure to the NaviCloud platform in mid-2014. NaviSite currently provides managed IT infrastructure services for the ERP system and associated database that power SVCF's donor portal as well as a VMware-based virtual desktop system leveraging NaviSite's DaaS solution. Patrick O'Sullivan, head of IT, explained that the organization needed a service provider able to offer technology expertise and responsive support for both a managed virtualized server environment and a resilient DaaS solution.

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Four-Faith Expands Globally with the International Launch of New Compact Size 5G Industrial Routers

Four-Faith | July 20, 2021

Xiamen Four-Faith Communication Technology Co., Ltd., a global leader in intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, has announced the global launch of its self-developed compact size 5G industrial routers at the same time. As the company seeks to accelerate the evolution of the global IoT communications sector, the latest 5G routers will further enhance Four- Faith's worldwide product offering and deliver leading IoT solutions to more markets across the globe. Four-Faith has a diverse product portfolio that includes cellular modems and industrial computers and LoRa modules, NB-IoT terminals, and other advanced IoT communication technologies. These technologies can be used for various purposes, including IoT communication, industrial IoT, smart power, smart fire protection systems, smart environmental protection, and more. As a product-driven company, Four-Faith conducts independent R&D on its entire product line and has over 1,000 utility models, patents, and system certifications to its name. Aside from development, the company has its own factory and an industry-leading supply chain system, enabling it to deliver products to customers quickly. In 2020, the company successfully served both foreign government and industry clients with its wireless smart meter systems. In addition, it successfully deployed a new smart water meter monitoring service in India based on the LoRaWAN standard. Simultaneously, the company secured contracts in infrastructure, smart manufacturing, and smart cities. Four-Faith intends to expand its footprint in 2021 and beyond by providing a range of comprehensive IoT solutions to clients worldwide. About Four-Faith Xiamen Four-Faith Communication Technology Co., Ltd., founded in 2008, is the world's leading provider of Internet of Things communication equipment and solution services. With technological innovation at its core, Four-Faith provides a variety of 5G, AI, and wireless communications products and solutions to over 150 countries and regions globally for Government departments, enterprises, institutions, industrial users, systems integrations, and operators.

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EHang Launches 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center as AAV Operation Spot in Guangzhou

EHang | December 30, 2021

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced that it has partnered with Guangzhou Development District Communications Investment Group Co., LTD (“GDDCI”) to jointly launch the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center at the Innovation Park in Huangpu District, Guangzhou, China. This new Experience Center is especially designed and developed as a new operation spot with all necessary infrastructures for EHang AAVs under the 100 Air Mobility Routes Initiative. As EHang’s global first urban air mobility pilot city, Guangzhou has taken the lead in investing in urban air mobility (“UAM”) infrastructure construction in the urban area to enable citizens to enjoy air mobility experience in the near future. Several operational flight routes have been planned and tested for passenger transportation, aerial sightseeing, aerial logistics, etc. in Guangzhou. As the newly-launched operation spot especially designed and developed for EHang AAVs, the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center covers an area of 2,000 square meters and is equipped with a rooftop take-off and landing vertiport as well as a hangar for power charging and maintenance. Powered by the 5G telecommunication networks, it relies on the EHang’s command-and-control system platform to enable trial operations for the EH216, Falcon B and other eVTOL models, for various UAM and smart city management applications. Furthermore, the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center is integrated with an Automatic Guided Vehicle Parking Garage, which provides a convenient infrastructure for a seamless transfer experience in car travel and aerial trip in the future. EHang and GDDCI have founded this joint venture for establishing the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center as well as local UAM route planning and AAV operations. With the UAM mapping across four central areas in Guangzhou’s Huangpu district, several operational flight routes have been planned and tested for passenger transportation, aerial sightseeing, aerial logistics, smart city management, etc. Chengjiu Zhou, General Manager of GDDCI, said, “By leveraging the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center, we will develop an intelligent air mobility ecosystem integrating the hardware, software, takeoff and landing platform and operation services in Huangpu district.” “Guangzhou is EHang’s first global urban air mobility pilot city and the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center has become the latest operation spot under the 100 Air Mobility Routes Initiative. We will use the world’s leading AAV technologies and command-and-control system to provide intelligent, comprehensive solutions for urban air mobility and smart city management in Guangzhou. We expect to build Guangzhou into a model city for UAM and have plans to extend it to more cities across the country and worldwide.” Huazhi Hu, Founder, Chairman and CEO of EHang About EHang EHang is the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company. Our mission is to make safe, autonomous, and eco-friendly air mobility accessible to everyone. EHang provides customers in various industries with AAV products and commercial solutions: air mobility (including passenger transportation and logistics), smart city management, and aerial media solutions. As the forerunner of cutting-edge AAV technologies and commercial solutions in the global Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry, EHang continues to explore the boundaries of the sky to make flying technologies benefit our life in smart cities.

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aql provides cornerstone to UK 5G projects to drive a better connected society

prnewswire | January 14, 2021

aql, the confided in specialized subject matter expert, today declares its support in five of the consortia financed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) as a feature of the 5G Create Testbeds and Trials Program. aql will give the 5G conveyance to each extend that means to investigate and grow new use-cases and 5G specialized abilities. aql's ethos is established in building cooperative organizations and solid collaboration. This has been perceived by the honor of various activities to convey empowering innovation to help the strong designing texture and future achievement. The volume and type of candidates to the £30 million DCMS 5G Create program - which is investigating new uses for 5G to improve individuals' lives and lift organizations - made for a profoundly serious cycle with more than sixty applications prompting nine second round victors. Each undertaking that aql will be engaged with was picked for its capability to utilize 5G to tackle genuine world and cultural difficulties. Eden Universe - Led by the Eden Project, Eden Universe will convey the cause's message of environmental change direness by means of new and drawing in media designs, which without 5G would not be conceivable. This mediation will draw in the associated age as well as permit associated nature to be conveyed to mind homes and backing nature-as-treatment through virtual stages. Eden's group deciphers crude science focused on climate and atmosphere. This translation transforms into a story around the criticalness for change. This account is then conveyed through open, justifiable substance, for example, narrating, encounters, expressions and execution. 5G will open continuous substance to expand and fortify these messages. Associated Cowes - Using 5G innovation, aql will empower one of the most seasoned and most regarded regattas on the planet to go advanced giving a stage to enlarge the compass of the game. Working intimately with Cowes Week, instruction good cause 1851 Trust and different accomplices, the task will drive attention to marine effect, science in cruising and marine innovation to draw in the up and coming age of pioneers and mariners. Live and Wild - Candor Productions, an honor winning creation organization has tested aql to convey 5G administrations to help continuous recording in outrageous conditions, including buckling, peaks and other difficult to arrive at regions, to make drawing in, rousing substance, with various camera points. 5G Factory of the Future (5G-FoF) - Bringing together modern and scholastic pioneers from the assembling and media communications areas, the 5G-FoF project expects to create incorporated arrangements that will settle key difficulties to conveying 5G advancements in industry. aql will convey a 5G organization that will empower ongoing perceivability into assembling work processes that will help distinguish regions to lessen costs, improve efficiency and increment yield. Versatile Access North Yorkshire (MANY) - Set up to investigate how 5G innovation can positively affect provincial networks, the MANY undertaking intends to support availability in far off regions of North Yorkshire that have customarily been difficult to reach. aql will convey a 5G center portable administrator ability with meandering to empower superfast versatile availability. The arrangement of cutting edge 5G abilities will help uphold far off networks in North Yorkshire to drive the travel industry, tackle social disconnection and grow early admonition frameworks for flooding crises. Minister for Digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman, said: "5G is about so much more than faster mobile internet speeds so we're investing millions to help some of Britain's brightest innovators explore the huge potential of the technology to improve and enrich our lives. The projects we've selected will demonstrate how the blistering speeds of 5G can put some rocket fuel in our economy and help businesses bounce back from the pandemic." Professor Adam Beaumont, Founder and Chairman of the aql group of companies, said: "We're excited and proud we have been chosen to become the underpinning operator to support five transformative projects. My founding vision was to provide the underlying technologies which allow innovative and creative companies to reach the market faster. We're keen to identify synergies and learnings between the projects to drive collaboration and use 5G as a powerful intervention to scale reach, impact and outcomes. We've been building the underlying set of capabilities which allow us to deliver some of these services since 2015, so this really is a great start to the year, being able to leverage that significant investment in infrastructure." About aql Founded in 1998 by CEO Professor Adam Beaumont, aql is a trusted communications provider specialising in secure and reliable wholesale access to fixed and mobile networks for government, enterprise and innovators. The company is responsible for over 100 million telephone numbers for UK ISPs and operators. aql routes millions of SMS text messages per day and operates a wide-reaching connected national network. aql also owns and operates four highly secure carrier neutral datacentre sites within the UK, including housing the main out-of-London independent internet-exchange. aql has been providing global mobile connectivity for the Internet of Things arena since 2006, through the evolution of 2G/2.5G/3G/4G and now 5G. aql's mission is to power a connected society by providing trusted solutions that enable communications between cities, communities, people and businesses. 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