Comptek Technologies | May 05, 2021
Comptek Technologies (Comptek), LLC confirmed recently that it has joined the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program. Comptek is a member of the Aero Wireless Group and a provider of smart city infrastructure. Comptek has joined an ecosystem of providers that offers end-to-end applications for the rapid deployment of IoT and smart city technology.
Comptek creates concealment poles, street light structures and support poles, and concealment shrouds to convert or replace existing vertical structures into smart infrastructure. The company's thoughtful approach to design and innovation considers the need for accelerated deployment of wireless networks while emphasizing municipalities' responsibility to protect rights-of-way and retain the architectural character of the community. Comptek's modular design provides a compact and versatile platform for deploying 5G, CBRS, LAA, WiFi, and new technologies such as vehicle-to-everything (V2X), electric vehicle and drone charging, and IoT technologies (e.g., public safety, lighting controls, environmental sensors).
The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, launched in 2019 as part of the Qualcomm® Advantage Network, connects cities, municipalities, government departments, and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers to help achieve greater efficiencies, cost savings, safety, and sustainability. Qualcomm Technologies and Comptek collaborate closely with IGNITE CITIES to assist mayors around the country in reimagining and rebuilding their cities. Program members with proven experience in commercially deployed solutions include hardware and software vendors, Cloud solution providers, system integrators, design and manufacturing firms, and others providing end-to-end smart city solutions. By bringing together members interested in smart city solutions, the program aims to improve people's lives by accelerating the transformation of city infrastructure and facilities.
Comptek guides wireless operators, cities, and smart technology providers on technical and aesthetic service requirements for smart city implementations, in addition to connecting people and communities with advanced, well-designed infrastructure to enhance public safety and quality of life. The ability of the company to transform existing street infrastructure by incorporating smart technology opens the possibilities for smart spaces.
About Comptek Technologies, LLC
Comptek Technologies is a leader in the development and installation of smart poles and concealment shroud solutions that fulfill the needs of technology providers while preserving the aesthetic qualities and character of a community. Comptek smart concealment poles are designed to accommodate a variety of technologies and tenants. The corporation is based in Boulder, Colorado, and has branches all over the country. Comptek is a member of the CTIA, the US Mayor's Council, the WIA, and other smart city and wireless associations.
Comptek Technologies, LLC is a subsidiary of Aero Wireless Group, which also includes Aero Smart Communities, LLC and Aero Solutions, LLC. For over 20 years, the Aero Wireless Group has been an established leader in driving innovation to meet the ever-changing demands of the telecom industry and the needs of urban and rural populations.
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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its companies operate the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program and the Qualcomm Advantage Network.
prnewswire | October 16, 2020
The "In-Building Wireless Market by Component (Infrastructure [DAS and Small Cell] and Services), Business Model (Service Providers, Enterprises, and Neutral Host Operators), Venue, End User, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global in-building wireless market size is projected to grow from USD 10.3 billion in 2020 to USD 18.0 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 11.9%. Major factors such as the need for unique and defined network quality and public safety requirements in buildings are expected to drive the global in-building wireless market. However, the initial cost of network infrastructure deployment may act as a challenge for the market.
Supermicro | February 18, 2022
Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI), a global leader in high-performance computing, storage, networking solutions, and green computing technology, unveiled a new short-depth multi-node system that is designed and optimized for 5G, IoT, and Edge applications. The Supermicro SuperEdge server is ideal for environments where high-density compute and I/O are required in a small form factor, for example, in on-site settings including retail, branch offices, or field locations such as at the base of cell towers or high traffic areas. By utilizing a 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor in each node, the Supermicro SuperEdge delivers data center processing power at the edge to accelerate analysis and real-time application functionality. The SuperEdge server increases node density by 50% over previous application-optimized servers for 5G, IoT, and Edge workloads. Customers can start with only one server and add additional servers to meet increasing demands as the business grows.
"The SuperEdge server increases the compute and I/O densities for edge applications and enables operators to increase system workloads and data processing performed at the edge, reducing network traffic back to data centers, As part of our IT Solutions strategy, designing application-tuned servers for both the edge and the cloud optimizes the deployment of network computing, as we move to the metaverse."
Charles Liang, president, and CEO, Supermicro
The Supermicro SuperEdge server is designed to fit in small data centers or environments where server depth is critical. With a depth of only 430 mm, the SuperEdge system is easily installed in a wide range of physical environments where space is at a premium. GPUs may also be installed, giving the Supermicro SuperEdge the ability to perform AI calculations at the edge of the network, increasing decision-making capabilities and reducing response times.
The nodes and I/O connections are accessible from the front, allowing quick maintenance as needed. In addition, this server will operate in the temperature range of -5°C to 55°C and a wide range of humidity and other environmental conditions. This allows organizations to reduce OPEX and install the server in different locations that may not be in a climate control setting. Redundant power supplies and cooling fans enable the SuperEdge server to operate in harsh conditions outside of a traditional data center.
Each of the three hot-swappable nodes can accommodate three PCI-E 4.0 slots, which enable a wide range of add-on cards that accelerate applications designed for edge computing. The I/O density designed into this system allows for multiple acceleration cards, including networking, FPGA, DPU, eASIC, and TimeSync options. Each node can accommodate up to 2TB of DDR4 DRAM, allowing more extensive and more complex applications to be installed and executed than previously available.
Supermicro is a global leader in Application-Optimized Total IT Solutions. Founded and operating in San Jose, California, Supermicro is committed to delivering first to market innovation for Enterprise, Cloud, AI, and 5G Telco/Edge IT Infrastructure. We are transforming into a Total IT Solutions provider with server, AI, storage, IoT, and switch systems, software, and services while delivering advanced high-volume motherboard, power, and chassis products. The products are designed and manufactured in-house (in the US, Taiwan, and the Netherlands), leveraging global operations for scale and efficiency and optimized to improve TCO and reduce environmental impact (Green Computing). The award-winning portfolio of Server Building Block Solutions® allows customers to optimize for their exact workload and application by selecting from a broad family of systems built from our flexible and reusable building blocks that support a comprehensive set of form factors, processors, memory, GPUs, storage, networking, power and cooling solutions