January 12, 2022 – EDJX, the pioneer in distributed cloud services at the Edge, today announced that it will be joined by distinguished panelists from top-tier companies and universities to present on two key industry panels at this year’s Pacific Telecommunications Council 2022 conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.
EDJX CEO and Co-founder John Cowan will speak on the mainstage panel Do Sustainable, Smart Cities REALLY Need Edge? scheduled for Tuesday, January 18, 10:30-11:00 HST. Cowan will be joined by esteemed panelists Kristina Serafim, Managing Director at Verizon Ventures; Ghassan Abdo, Vice President Research, Worldwide Telecommunications; IDC, Yang Yang, IEEE Fellow, Director & Professor, SHIFT, School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University. Joe Weinman, IT industry leader and author of Cloudonomics, will be moderating. Topics that will be covered on the panel include smart cities, Edge and 5G applications; the controversy between cloud computing architectures; whether there is a real need for Edge; cloud and edge growth rates; data center size and location; network transport infrastructure and intelligence; interconnection bandwidth architecture and growth. The panel will occur in person at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Tower, Tapa 2 & 3, or register online to attend.
EDJX CMO Laura Roman, Ph.D. will be chairing the panel Cloud at the Edge, with industry leaders Mark Adams, Chief Development Officer, 3Red8; Raul Martynek, CEO, DataBank; Doug Recker, President and Founder, EdgePresence; Joseph Reele, VP, Solution Architects, Schneider Electric. Topics to be covered include where does the cloud end and Edge begin? Are they alternatives or complements, and what is going on with real-world deployments, incorporating IoT, 5G, AI, and smart cities?
EDJX is an edge computing platform that makes it easy to write edge and IoT applications using serverless computing, accelerate content delivery, increase the responsiveness of edge applications, and secure edge data at the source. EDJX helps businesses handle the explosive demand for data processing to serve real-world edge computing applications, including industrial IoT, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and robotics. Led by cloud industry veterans John Cowan and James Thomason, EDJX is a privately held company based in Raleigh, NC. Visit EDJX and follow EDJX on LinkedIn and Twitter.