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Marc-Elian Bégin

Marc-Elian Bégin is CEO and co-founder of SixSq, now an Ekinops company. Founded in 2007, SixSq helps customers build edge-to-cloud solutions to deliver real and tangible benefits to society. Marc-Elian holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, specialising in Aerospace. Marc-Elian has worked with the Canadian and European Space Agencies, as well as CERN, on distributed software systems, grid, cloud and edge computing projects, at scale.

24 May 2022

Privacy intrusion

By Marc-Elian Bégin

In poker rooms around the world, players keep their cards close. It’s the only way to avoid prying eyes. There’s an important lesson here for organ...

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17 May 2022

Taking off with edge computing? Don't clip your own wings

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Considering an edge solution? Read on for tips and potential pitfalls. A pilot entering cloudy, turbulent skies is effectively flying blind. It’s ...

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17 May 2022

What makes a smart city even smarter? Shared edge infrastructure

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Create a future-proof solution for your smart city by implementing a shared infrastructure You can find many, many smart cities that share a commo...

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03 May 2022

4 ways to know if you need edge computing

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Would your company benefit from an edge computing solution? 4 quick questions to consider. It seems everyone is taking a closer look at edge compu...

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14 February 2022

Before lift-off: the parts required for excellent edge computing

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Embarking on an edge computing journey? It’s helpful to know what’s running under the hood. Private pilots like me are trained to always take a ca...

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28 January 2022

Why fly blind? Free your business-critical data from the cloud today

By Marc-Elian Bégin

There may be trouble ahead for companies unable to plan and operate in near-real-time. Edge computing provides the solution. A pilot entering clou...

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10 January 2022

Life at the edge is better with friends

By Marc-Elian Bégin

In the midst of social distancing, it is with great excitement that SixSq is introducing the most social NuvlaEdge ever, the v2.0! Throughout its ...

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30 November 2021

Bringing DevOps to the edge

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Implementing a successful edge computing strategy requires close cooperation between software developers and IT operations. Adopting DevOps princi...

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01 September 2021

Forensic analysis at the edge with the blackbox app

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Edge computing systems work in a semi-autonomous way, which is great for providing fast responses, no privacy intrusion and reduced costs from netw...

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19 March 2021

Always know how your edge is doing with notifications and alerts

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Don’t stress about the state of your fleet of edge computing devices or your edge system. Instead, depend on a reliable alert and notification syst...

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15 January 2021

Governance for smart cities using edge computing and open data

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Citizens and innovators increasingly demand open data, that anyone can access, use and share, to better understand how the city pulses and improve ...

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09 January 2021

Data fusion at the edge, killer apps for smart cities and more

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Edge computing, with its ability to process data near its source, delivers secure and future proof solutions, without a round trip to the cloud. In...

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08 November 2019

What is edge computing?

By Marc-Elian Bégin

Edge Computing is one of the latest buzz expressions in the ICT world, along with IoT, big data and artificial intelligence. What is Edge Computin...

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