Mamram understood that processing data at the edge would save both time and money, and better protect citizens. Achieving this would take a combination of dedicated people and products to address key business and technical challenges.
Red Hat already delivered a number of key successes for IDF, and extensive research into Red Hat's roadmap to edge computing helped Mamram decide that Red Hat would be an ideal partner. Mamram particularly relied on Red Hat Consulting, including its solution architects and professional services support, to help guide the project through.
Mamram incorporated Red Hat® OpenShift® into its cloudlet platform. The cloudlet project involves around 100 people—including active-duty personnel and civilians—in project management, development, and system engineering. The use of cloudlets enabled Mamram to create a cloud datacenter responsible for managing IT for edge computing, as well as core technology, networking, and connecting core data centers across the country. Its extended cloud computing infrastructure promises to deliver research and technology to Mamram and IDF quickly and efficiently.
The Mamram team and Red Hat innovated together to change the organizational culture and employ advanced technology, giving IDF a stronger platform that incorporates the newest techniques in modern military operations.