TechForge Media Announces the Launch of Edge Computing News and Virtual Edge Computing Expo

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TechForge Media has announced the launch of Edge Computing News and Edge Computing Expo North America Virtual, devoted to exploring major developments in the exciting Edge Computing market.

North America, USA (PRUnderground) October 26th, 2020


Edge Computing News is a new online publication from TechForge Media focusing on the emerging area of edge computing and looking at its relationship between various stakeholders, from telecoms, to cloud, and developers.

Edge computing is defined by Gartner as “a part of a distributed computing topology in which information processing is located close to the edge – where things and people produce or consume that information” [1]. According to Frost & Sullivan, edge computing is a ‘foundational’ technology for industrial enterprises, with 90% of companies analysed forecast to utilise edge by 2022.

The new title aligns with TechForge’s B2B focus, as well as its wider strategy of exploring emerging technologies, with other publications including AI News, The Block, and IoT News.

If the technological landscape is going one way, it is going towards the edge,” commented James Bourne, editor in chief, TechForge Media. “Launching Edge Computing News puts us in a great position to be at the forefront of these exciting developments, as well as being a link between many of our existing titles which are already exploring this area.”[2]

Edge Computing News is also on the lookout for fantastic writers with strong views on the market to contribute content. If you’re interested in submitting an article that can provide insight and value to the community, head over to the website to enquire.


The Edge Computing Expo North America is a free to attend virtual event taking place online from 9-10 February 2021 (MST). Over 1,000 senior technology professionals will join this digital event including: 
CxOs, Directors & VPs, ISV, OEM, Cloud Service Providers, Data Centre Operators, CDN Providers, Cable & Telcom Networks Service Providers, Enterprise IT Architects, IoT Platform providers

1,000 Attendees | Virtual Event | 40+ Expert Speakers | Exclusive Networking Opportunities

“This is the perfect event for technology decision makers”, comments Richard Blythe, Director, Edge Computing Expo. “It will provide insight and strategies for technology decision makers seeking to explore and evaluate thought-leadership topics and valuable strategies to drive businesses forward”.

The event will consist of live and on-demand from over 40 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences in the forms of solo presentations, expert panel discussions and in-depth fireside chats.


The virtual event and conference will share top-level content and pioneering discussions exploring the Edge Computing ecosystem” explains Vicky Matthews, Head of Conference, Edge Computing Expo.

Speakers already confirmed to share their expert knowledge over the two-day event include:

Allegiant – Rob Hornbuckle, CISO
U.S. Air Force – Nicolas M. Chaillan, HQE, Chief Software Officer
Rakuten Mobile Americas – Azita Arvani, General Manager
Wells Fargo – Siavash Alamouti, EVP, Head of R&D

With more expected to join very soon!

Find out more about the speakers here.


○ The importance of edge computing as a key pillar in a multi-layered and convergent technology strategy.

○ Business wins enabled by the intelligent edge taken from advanced use cases across multiple industry verticals.

 Effective partnership models that will optimise edge computing.

○ Using AI to increase the performance of edge devices.

○ Creating best practice roadmaps for cloud-to-edge architectures.

To find out more and register for free to attend the event, head over to the website here.

About TechForge Media

TechForge Media is an independent publisher based in Bristol, UK. With [audience], the company’s titles include CloudTech, MarketingTech, Telecoms, Developer, IoT News, The Block, AI News, and Edge Computing News. TechForge’s publications have frequently been cited as leaders in their fields, with flagship publication CloudTech regularly being named as a leading cloud brand and news resource (Onalytica 2017, Feedspot 2019-20).



About Edge Computing Expo

The Edge Computing Expo, 9-10 February 2021 (MST) is a FREE virtual event and conference consisting of top-level content and thought leadership discussions exploring the Edge Computing ecosystem.

In a world where speed, connectivity and real time access to data have become a way of life, edge computing has fast become an essential component of virtually every business’s IT strategy. For forward-thinking and dynamic enterprises, edge computing can enable a significant increase in operational efficiency and automation, while dramatically reducing latency.

The Edge Computing Expo will provide insight and strategies for technology decision makers seeking to explore and evaluate thought-leadership topics and valuable strategies to drive businesses forward.

Over 1,000 attendees are expected to join this digital event including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Telecom Providers, Developers, Start-Up’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Investors, VCs and more.

The online conference is perfect for those technology professionals making investment and strategy decisions, or building and executing pioneering projects within their organisation.

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