CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for December 10, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for December 10, 2019: Verizon and AWS Team Up to Deliver 5G Edge Cloud Computing: AWS and Verizon have announced a partnership that will bring the power of the world’s leading cloud closer to mobile and connected devices at the edge of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network. Verizon is the first technology company in the world to offer 5G network edge computing, and will use AWS’s new service, AWS Wavelength, to provide developers the ability to deploy applications that require ultra-low latency to mobile devices using 5G. The companies are currently piloting AWS Wavelength on Verizon’s edge compute platform, 5G Edge, in Chicago for a select group of customers, including award-winning, worldwide video game publisher Bethesda Softworks and the National Football League (NFL). Additional deployments are planned in other locations across the U.S. in 2020. By utilizing AWS Wavelength and Verizon 5G Edge, developers will be able to deliver a wide range of transformative, latency-sensitive use cases like machine learning inference at the edge, autonomous industrial equipment, smart cars and cities, Internet of Things (IoT), and augmented and virtual reality. GSU Launches First Cloud Computing Degree in LA: Things are moving quickly in Louisiana to address the mission critical talent shortage. Louisiana Weekly is reporting that Grambling State University has hit the gas pedal on its new credential in Cloud Computing. "Following initial approval from…