Section Selected to Participate in 5G Open Innovation Lab

September 16, 2021

We’re excited to announce that Section has been selected by global industry manufacturing leader CNHI America’s 5G Open Innovation Lab (“5GOILab”) to participate in their 12-week global applied innovation ecosystem program. The 5GOILab program aims to create a collaborative ecosystem connecting rapidly evolving digital transformation industry leaders to relevant innovation and platform capabilities.

“Section is excited and honored to participate in this program. 5G brings new challenges to placing, scheduling, and routing traffic to edge applications. Section’s innovation in this space will help unlock the full potential of 5G.” - Daniel Bartholomew, CTO, Section

Section is one of 12 companies selected to participate in the program through a rigorous screening process. The Fall 2021 program is designed to develop solutions encompassing a broad range of technologies such as Edge, ranging from AI to advanced driver assist systems, cybersecurity, IoT, natural language processing, and advanced wildfire fighting technology. During the 12-week program, Section will work with the Lab’s partners to accelerate opportunities around 5G, edge computing, and more in order to help fuel the global enterprise move to digital (Industry 4.0).

“CEO Stewart McGrath and the team at Section have been at the forefront of this technology space, embracing the opportunity for computing on the edge. Section will undoubtedly play an important role in bringing developer applications to customers on the edge more effectively. We are thrilled to have the chance to work with them.” - Jim Brisimitzis, Founder/General Partner, 5G Open Innovation Lab

We are excited to participate in this highly selective program alongside the other 11 partners; Brodmann17, DarwinAI, Juganu, Metrolla, MixMode, OasisWorks, OnClave, Pano, Polte, Symbl.ai, and Thrugreen, and look forward to contributing to this globally impactful work in order to help improve the Internet.

About the 5G Open Innovation Lab

The 5G Open Innovation Lab (“5GOILab”) is a global applied innovation ecosystem for corporations, academia and government institutions working together with early-and later-stage start-ups to fuel the development of new capabilities and market categories that will transform the enterprise. They give startups at all stages unparalleled access to open platforms and markets needed to create, test and deploy new use cases and innovations for 5G and 5G-enabled technologies, including artificial intelligence and edge computing. They deliver actionable knowledge and market insight that helps their partners and member companies deliver value to customers and grow their revenue and leadership positions. Ultimately, the Lab is a global catalyst committed to the transformation of enterprises utilizing intelligent software-defined platforms. To learn more about the Lab and its ecosystem of companies, please visit their website here or follow them on Twitter at @5GOILab.

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About Section

Section’s Edge as a Service technologies enable SaaS, PaaS, and application builders to accelerate their path to Edge. By removing the burdens associated with infrastructure provisioning, workload orchestration, scaling, monitoring, and traffic routing, Section helps innovators quickly and easily move their services closer to their end-users so they can cost-effectively deliver faster and more secure digital experiences.

Section is the operating system for Edge. With Kubernetes and GitOps at its core, the Section platform provides DevOps teams with consistency, observability, flexibility, and control to simplify management of distributed multi-cloud and Edge environments. Section’s patent-pending Adaptive Edge Engine (AEE) dynamically shifts distributed workload placement and steers traffic to meet organizational and strategic objectives, including compliance, security, performance, and cost.