Lumen Technologies and VMware have significantly expanded their partnership with a shared intent to drive rapid innovation on the fringes.
Essentially, companies will work together to design, develop and deliver edge computing and more secure work-from-anywhere solutions.
According to a statement, Lumen and VMware will combine their capabilities to give customers the ability to deliver experiences for any application and device, from the global cloud core to the distributed network edge.
This includes high-interaction experiences where compute, network and data resources must be coordinated closer to the customer in order to deliver low-latency and intrinsically safe applications. Automated factories, smart cities or telemedicine are good examples of this.
To lay the foundation for advanced workloads, Lumen and VMware will form a joint innovation laboratory. This brings together architecture and design, marketing and sales resources.
The teams will focus …