Fujitsu and GE Research Become Premier Members of LF Edge
The Linux Foundation Japan Fujitsu and GE Research Become Premier Members of LF Edge Global Leading Companies Join LF Edge to Drive Open Innovation in Edge Areas Impacting the Future of Networks and IoT ………………………………………………………………………………………… Aiming to establish an open and interoperable framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud and OS Linux Edge’s umbrella organization LF Edge is being held today at the Toranomon Hills Forum (Tokyo) At Open Source Summit Japan, Fujitsu and GE Research announced that they have joined LF Edge as premier members. July 18, 2019-Tokyo Open Source Summit Japan-Linux Foundation (http: // www.linuxfoundation.org/) Affiliated control organization LF Edge (www.lfedge.org/) is one of the leading ICT companies in Japan (www.fujitsu.com/jp/) GE’s innovation hub, GE Research (www.ge.com/research/), announced that it has joined LF Edge as a premier member. Arpit Joshipura, general manager of Networking, Orchestration and Edge & IoT of the Linux Foundation, said: “We are pleased to welcome Fujitsu and GE Research as the newest Premier members of LF Edge. Our expertise in the technology area and our experience in providing leading edge products, solutions and research at the forefront of the industry is LF. The Edge community plays an important role in establishing a common platform for edge computing. ” Launched in January this year, LF Edge consists of five projects: Akraino Edge Stack, EdgeX Foundry, Home Edge, Open Glossary of Edge Computing, and Project EVE, and it is a new type that requires low latency, high-speed processing, and mobility. Supports cutting edge applications in the visual and Internet connected area of things. By building a software stack that brings the best of cloud, enterprise and telecom, LF Edge helps consolidate fragmented edge markets, with a common and open vision for the future of the industry . Voice of the New Premier Member Fujitsu views LF edge as the most comprehensive and active open community addressing edge framework, “Said Hatsumi Iino, senior director, Strategic planning unit, Fujitsu Limited” Fujitsu Limited. is committed to using and contributing to open technologies, and looking forward to working with the LF edge community on customer and societal challenges. ” “GE Research has been a strong adopter of Linux technologies and leaders in driving Edge computing capabilities,” said Joel Markham, chief engineer, GE Research. “We are excited to join LF edge and continue that work while collaborating on resources and sharing assets organizations and industries. ” Fujitsu is Japan’s leading ICT company, providing all kinds of technology products, solutions and services. The company uses its experience and ICT to shape the future of society. GE Research is GE’s innovation hub that connects research and reality. A world-class team of more than 1000 science, technology and marketing experts (more than 600 PhDs) brings innovation and ability to change the world where physics and markets, physical and digital technologies, and a broad range of industries intersect. We are working to provide. Please visit www.ge.com/research/ for more information. Fujitsu and GE Research join over 60 members. Existing Premier members include Aricent, Arm, AT & T, Baidu, Dell EMC, Dianmic Inc., Ericsson, HP Inc., HPE, Huawei, IBM, Intel, inwinStack, Juniper Networks, Mobile Networks, Netsia, Nokia Solutions, NTT, OSIsoft, Qualcomm Technologies, Radisys, Red Hat, Samsung Electronics, Seagate Technology, Tencent, WindRiver, Wipro, ZEDEDA. For all LF Edge members, please visit www.lfedge.org/members/. For more information, including how to join LF Edge and project details, visit www.lfedge.org. Upcoming events LF Edge is the Open Source Summit North America (August 21-23, held in San Diego, California) to help LF Edge and its affiliated projects work together to build a common framework for edge computing We will hold a focused workshop. Please see here (events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-north-america-2019/program/co-located-events/) for details. The LF Edge community will participate in the Open Networking Summit (ONS) Europe (September 23-25, 2007 in Antwerp, Belgium). The event will feature Edge & IoT tracks and edge related keynotes. Registering by July 28 (events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-networking-summit-europe-2019/register/) will save you $ 800. About Linux Foundation Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 1,000 members and is the world leader in open source software, open standards, open data, and open hardware collaboration. 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