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Verizon launches private mobile edge computing for enterprise with AWS Outposts


What you need to know:

  • Verizon’s private mobile edge compute solution with AWS Outposts is generally available for sales to enterprise customers in the U.S. 

  • Solution brings compute and storage services to the edge of the network on the customer premises enabling the massive bandwidth and low latency needed to support real-time enterprise applications like intelligent logistics, factory automation and robotics.

  • Corning uses Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts to enhance innovation at one of the world’s largest fiber-optic cable plants. 

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon’s private mobile edge compute solution with AWS Outposts is available for enterprise customers in the U.S. Announced earlier this year, Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts is a cloud computing platform that brings compute and storage services to the edge of the network on the customer premises. It enables the massive bandwidth and low latency needed to support real-time enterprise applications like intelligent logistics, factory automation and robotics. With Verizon’s On Site 5G and private edge platform, enterprises also gain operational efficiencies, higher levels of security and reliability, and improved productivity. 

“By bringing compute and storage services to the edge of the network on the customer premises, we’re providing enterprises with the low lag and high bandwidth needed to process information in near real time so they can gain actionable data-driven insights and optimize their operations,” said Tami Erwin, Verizon Business CEO. “Through our partnership with AWS, we are helping customers unlock the true potential of 5G and edge computing which together will enable innovative applications involving computer vision, augmented and virtual reality, and machine learning. We are just scraping the surface of the new experiences that will be enabled by having 5G and edge compute on site.”

On Site 5G and 5G Edge with AWS Outposts gives manufacturers the near real-time responsiveness that enables applications like predictive maintenance and robotics for improved productivity and quality. Corning Incorporated, a leading materials science and advanced manufacturing innovator, is using Verizon 5G Edge…

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Zimperium partners with PCI SSC to help secure payment data on mobile apps and devices


Zimperium announced it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a new Participating Organization. Zimperium will work with the PCI SSC to help secure payment data worldwide on mobile apps and devices. It will also leverage its threat research and technology to help evolve requirements and drive the adoption of PCI Security Standards.

Zimperium PCI SSC

The PCI SSC leads a global, cross-industry effort to increase payment security by providing flexible, industry-driven, and effective data security standards and programs. The keystone is the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which provides an actionable framework for developing a robust payment card data security process and preventing, detecting, and mitigating criminal attacks and breaches.

As a Participating Organization, Zimperium adds its voice to the standards development process and will collaborate with a growing community of more than 800 Participating Organizations to improve payment security worldwide.

Zimperium will also have the opportunity to recommend new initiatives for consideration to the PCI Security Standards Council and share cross-sector experiences and best practices at the annual PCI Community Meetings.

“At Zimperium, our mission is to secure all our digital lives on mobile. Our unified platform leverages machine learning-based protection to secure mobile devices and applications — both of which are key to not just digital payments but e-commerce globally,” said Shridhar Mittal, CEO of Zimperium “Joining the PCI Security Standards Council as a Participating Organization aligns with our overall vision. We are committed to raising awareness about risks impacting mobile and helping the adoption of necessary data security standards for safe payments worldwide.”

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Gov. Ivey to announce $41 million in GOMESA projects in Mobile and Baldwin counties Friday


SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WKRG) — Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday will participate in an event to announce more than $41 million in GOMESA projects in Mobile and Baldwin counties. 

The Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) was enacted by Congress in 2006 and provides revenue-sharing funds from Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas leasing activities in the Gulf of Mexico. More than $41 million will be awarded to 17 projects among Mobile and Baldwin counties. These projects focus on sewer infrastructure, water quality improvements, land acquisition, research and recreational access improvements, which are included in the authorized uses of GOMESA funds.

The announcement will be made at 2 p.m. at Five Rivers Delta Center in Spanish Fort. Joining the governor will be Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Commissioner Chris Blankenship, Rep. Matt Stimpson, Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier, Spanish Fort Mayor Mike McMillian, among others.

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