Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Intel unveils new type of network accelerator chip

NetApp makes big hybrid-cloud push

NetApp makes big hybrid-cloud push

NetApp announces its ONTAP operating system, FlexPod storage appliance and a hybrid cloud-storage arrangement with Equinix.

Sunlight aims at more efficient virtualization

Sunlight aims at more efficient virtualization

Sunlight claims its software streamlines virtual environments, cutting the need for server hardware by two thirds and promising similar power savings.

New NVMe spec brings new support for hard drives

New NVMe spec brings new support for hard drives

Legacy spinning media will live alongside SSDs with the new non-volatile memory express 2.0 protocol that addresses the needs of HDDs.

New Cisco servers embrace hybrid cloud

New Cisco servers embrace hybrid cloud

Cisco UCS X-Series servers have a new architecture that supports blade- and rack-server features to simplify data centers and come loaded with management software to unify hybrid cloud environments.

Supermicro launches liquid cooling initiative

Supermicro launches liquid cooling initiative

Supermicro is offering three types of liquid cooling: direct to chip (D2C) cooling, immersion cooling, and rear-door heat exchanger (RDHx) cooling.

Oracle commits to Arm in the cloud

Oracle commits to Arm in the cloud

Oracle Cloud is offering VM instances, low-cost tools, and some free processing powered by Ampere Altra Arm processors.

Ampere points server chip roadmap toward cloud computing

Ampere points server chip roadmap toward cloud computing

The Arm server chip maker is lining up major cloud players for its processors.

Mythic AI gets funding to mass-produce edge chips

Mythic AI gets funding to mass-produce edge chips

The company specializes in inferencing with its analog, in-memory processor.

Pure Storage inches toward a cloud business model

Pure Storage inches toward a cloud business model

The company is offering its products and capabilities as services in a hybrid multi-cloud world.

AMD chips keep claiming more of the server market

AMD chips keep claiming more of the server market

AMD takes the high end of the CPU performance market while Intel gets the low-end.

Tech industry remains on a hiring spree

Tech industry remains on a hiring spree

Other sectors of the economy are doing poorly but tech keeps hiring, according to analysis of government data.

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