Perftest Application Now Available on Github

Following up on my earlier post, I am publishing a perftest utility application that measures web page performance, including underlying network latency, and which further demonstrates how to use some of the features of the Rafay platform. First, I want to point out we're not a

Lance Jacobs Joins Rafay Systems as VP, Global Sales

I’m excited to join the team at Rafay Systems as Vice President of Global Sales. For me, it’s been an interesting journey. My career has included leadership roles at many successful companies including Soha/Akamai, Authy/Twilio, and ThreatMetrix, among others. When I joined a

Rafay named to Telecom Council's 2019 Innovation Showcase Class

Rafay Systems has been named to the Innovation Showcase Class of 2019 by the Telecom Council. Rafay was selected for demonstrating a solution that can change the way people communicate.

Congratulations to the Innovation Showcase Class of 2019. 15 young companies were selected

Deploying Containerized Apps at the Edge (or Anywhere)

Rafay's partner Edge Gravity by Ericsson, has started a new blog series: Edge Cloud Thought Leadership. We are honored to be part of their inaugural collection of blogs that will focus on new technologies and industry leaders in the edge computing market as a way to educate a

Distribution, Cross-Site Scaling & Lifecycle Management for Containerized Apps

Rafay enables developers to automate the distribution, operations, cross-region scaling and lifecycle management of containerized microservices across public/private clouds and service provider networks. Rafay’s platform is built around foundational elements that together

Cognitive Cameras on the Edge

This blog was first published on LinkedIn.

Tracking widgets along an assembly line using cameras, or tracking virtually anything using video analysis, can leverage the edge to great effect writes John Dilley, Chief Architect at Rafay Systems, in his latest blog.

Imagine a

When Deploying Apps Closer To Endpoints, The Obvious Isn't So Obvious

This blog posting originally appeared in the Forbes Technology Council.

Creating a network of edges is a much harder problem than it appears. I know because I talk with enterprise and service providers every day about this challenge.

I've seen numerous press stories recently on

Serverless & Functions  -  Not One And The Same

This blog was originally published in Hackernoon.

When you see or hear the word “serverless,” which of the following comes to mind:

  1. AWS Lambda@Edge
  2. Cloudflare Workers
  3. Physical servers whimsically flying out of a data center

If you picked (3), you may be on the wrong website.

Three Myths About Edge Computing

Edge computing will fundamentally transform the cloud. In some camps, it is already assumed to be the default technology to address growing challenges such as reduced application performance, application distribution, improved security, data sovereignty compliance and

How Many Edges Will It Take?

As latency bounds go down, the number of locations goes up. 

Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.”--The Beatles from “A Day in the Life”

But how many edges will it take to cover the planet ... with a low-latency network?

The Beatles' lyric