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AlefEdge Named a Cool Vendor in Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing, 2021

AlefEdge, the Edge Internet leader, today announced being named in Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing, 2021 report. The Gartner report recognizes vendors who are solving the complexity of edge computing and simplifying the deployment of enterprise applications, both of which are central to catalyzing edge adoption.

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June 2, 2021

AlefEdge Named a Cool Vendor in Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing, 2021

NEW YORK CITY, June 2, 2021 – AlefEdge, the Edge Internet leader, today announced being named in Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing, 2021 report. The Gartner report recognizes vendors who are solving the complexity of edge computing and simplifying the deployment of enterprise applications, both of which are central to catalyzing edge adoption.

“We are in the midst of a digital tectonic shift—the next generation of the internet is centered around decentralization with communications and computing moving to the Edge,” says AlefEdge CEO Ganesh Sundaram. “This shift, combined with the emergence of 5G, is fundamentally changing the way people and things engage with the internet. We believe our position in the report represents our vision to simplify the deployment of enterprise applications to help developers accelerate adoption, particularly as enterprise demand for 5G Edge API based solutions gain momentum.”

EdgeNet and the 5G Edge API provide an open, neutral-host architecture comprised of software defined layers with secure and centralized control and a distributed user plane execution of various functions abstracted to streamline the launch of the 5G Edge over public or private networks. This framework simplifies the orchestration of 5G Edge compute and connectivity, developing an optimal Edge architecture.

The EdgeNet platform allows an enterprise to rapidly create its own 5G network and launch its own applications and services. As a network of interconnected compute and delivery networks at the Edge, EdgeNet provides both private-to-private and private-to-public mobility and roaming services. To accelerate digital transformation, application developers—an integral component—and network programmers can take advantage of Alef’s easy-to-use 5G Edge APIs.

“With time to market being key for enterprises who want to launch 5G quickly and cost effectively, we need a 21st century approach to 5G Edge,” adds Mike Mulica, Executive Chairman. “At Alef, 5G Edge is on tap through our APIs for developers and enterprises to start building services and applications today.”

The Gartner Cool Vendors in Edge Computing, 2021 report can be accessed here (Gartner Subscription Required).

For more information, visit: AlefEdge.

Gartner, Cool Vendors in Edge Computing, 2021, Bob Gill, Jeffrey Hewitt, Tim Zimmerman, May 20, 2021

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At Alef, we simplify the complexity of 5G and edge computing through a suite of APIs and tools that allow for more control and security with less overhead, while operating at a fraction of the cost of legacy mobile network providers. Leading systems integrators, distributors, and technology partners trust us to help power the edge economy and enable companies and communities to connect with a purpose.

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