LONDON, UK. and STOCKHOLM, SWE. (July 12, 2022). Avassa and Sunlight are two of the four vendors named 2022 Gartner® Cool Vendors in Edge Computing. They now enter partnership for a complete software stack uniquely created for secure, efficient, and easy management of edge environments.
Sunlight.io, a provider of robust and secure edge-native software infrastructure solutions, and Avassa, a provider of an innovative application orchestration platform for the edge, announce that they initiate a partnership. Together, their paired solutions create a complete software stack, making edge environments secure, efficient, and easy for application teams to manage. Such environments can include retail stores, hospitals, factories, call centers, or any other premises where data processing happens locally and compute resources are distributed across a large number of locations. Carl Moberg, CTO, and co-founder of Avassa comments on the partnership:
“To succeed with edge computing initiatives, you need robust infrastructure to run your applications on — and also an efficient tool for orchestration and monitoring of those applications. Combining our application-centric edge orchestration platform with Sunlight’s state-of-the-art hypervisor solutions, enterprises get a solid and secure edge orchestration solution built to delight application teams — and strengthen their innovation power through edge initiatives.”
Today, a majority of enterprises within a variety of industries have certain workloads running in distributed environments. In particular, edge computing projects are common within verticals such as retail, manufacturing, energy, hospitality, public sector, logistics, banking, and real estate. Avassa and Sunlight can together provide a solution for running and managing the edge infrastructure and applications in an efficient, secure, and reliable manner.
“We’re on a mission to make edge application infrastructure at the edge as simple as possible,” says Andy Brewerton, Chief Strategy Officer of Sunlight. “In an ideal world, enterprises would be able to order, ship, and power on their edge computing infrastructure ‘as a service’ while also easily deploying and managing their applications from a central, remote location. Partnering with Avassa makes this edge application orchestration possible at scale.”
Sunlight and Avassa were two of the four vendors named in the 2022 Gartner® Cool Vendor in Edge Computing report published on 23rd May 2022.
The Sunlight Edge is a reliable, secure, zero-touch, and economic infrastructure that helps turn your critical edge data into real-time insight and action across your retail stores, manufacturing lines, and smart cities. Sunlight makes running and managing applications and infrastructure at the edge as easy as in the cloud. Sunlight works with efficient, ruggedized edge hardware – so you can consolidate all of your in-location edge applications with full isolation, security, and high availability. Learn more and request a free trial at Sunlight.io.
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