AT&T Sharpens Edge With New Open Source Effort, Test Lab Launch


AT&T is continuing its aggressive edge computing push, today announcing that its first test zone for edge applications is up and running at its AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, Calif., and that it is creating a new open source project focused on automated, distributed cloud infrastructure for carrier and enterprise networks. (See AT&T Turns Up Edge Computing Test Lab and Linux Foundation, AT&T Launch Akraino.)

According to a blog post by Melissa Arnoldi, senior executive vice president of technology and operations at AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), the open source group, named Akraino, will be hosted by the Linux Foundation and will focus on “expanding the development of next generation zero-touch edge cloud infrastructure for carrier and enterprise networks,” …

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